Since the 15 of March, landslides, floods, electrical storms and strong winds caused by the 2022 rainy season have been affecting Colombia.
According to the Colombian National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD), 28 people have died, one is missing and 45 individuals sustained injuries. There have been 276 severe weather-related events, affecting 5,177 families across 19 Departments of Colombia.
More than 100 houses have been destroyed and 2,000 others were damaged. Damage has been reported as well to 335 road sections, 38 bridges, and 17 educational institutions.
Red hydrological alerts have been issued for areas in western Colombia. On 20-21 April, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast over most of Colombia.