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Natural Disasters Monitoring - November 14, 2018

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Severe Weather

Argentina

On 13 November 2018, the Argentina Civil Defense reported heavy rain and storms yesterday in Buenos Aires city, Cordoba, and Entre Rios. Media reported floods in several central provinces of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe cities, where 1,891 people were evacuated. La Matanza Municipality is the most affected area of the country where 1,561 people were evacuated. Floods also affected the following towns: Lomas de Zamora, Quilmes, Arrecifes, Marcos Paz, Cañuelas, Saladillo, Trenque Lauquen, and Salto. The reports are available in Spanish at: Defensa Civil PBA and Informe 21 Noticias

Ecuador

On 14 November 2018, media reported heavy rain isolated seven communities (Illagua Grande, Illagua Chico, Tondolique, Calhuasig Chico, Calhuasig Grande, Chaupiloma, and La Hondonada) in the town of Quisapincha, Tungurahua Province, Ambato Canton, Ecuador. More than 5,000 people were affected in these communities due to rain. In addition, several roads were affected. The complete report is available in Spanish at: El Universo Noticias