Ecuador

Ecuador - Floods and landslide (INAMHI, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 06 May 2021)

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  • Since the beginning of May, heavy rain has been affecting Imbabura Province (northern Ecuador), causing floods and a landslide.

  • According to media reports, one person died after a landslide occurred in Otavalo Canton. Several houses and sections of the road network have been damaged by flooding across Ibarra City.

  • On 6-8 May, moderate to locally heavy rain is forecast for central and eastern Ecuador, including Imbabura Province.