Guatemala

Guatemala - Landslide (INSIVUMEH, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 8 October 2020)

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  • Heavy rain since 6 October across central departments of Guatemala triggered a huge landslide that has resulted in casualties and damage.
  • As of 8 October, media report 4 fatalities, 10 people injured and 8 damaged buildings in San Marcos La Laguna Municipality (Solola Department).
  • More heavy rain is forecast over central-southern Guatemala, with locally very heavy rain over Jutiapa, Santa Rosa, Escuintla, and Suchitepéquez Departments.