Guatemala - Severe weather (CONRED, INSIVUMEH, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 August 2019)

  • Heavy rain has been affecting several departments of central Guatemala (Alta Verapaz, Sololá, Guatemala, Santa Rosa, Sacatepéquez and Suchitepéquez) over the last week causing floods and triggering landslides.
  • According to national authorities 25,332 people have been affected, 15 injured and 16 evacuated. 15 houses have been damaged and 3 roads flooded.
  • Moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast over central parts of the country in the next 24 hours.