Heavy rain has been affecting central and estern Guatemala (in particular Guatemala, Sololá, Suchitepéquez, and Zacapa Departments) over the past few days, causing floods, landslides and a number of severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage.
The National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) reports, as of 2 September, seven injured people and a total of 17,803 affected people across the aforementioned Departments. In addition, the same source reports seven damaged houses. The worst affect is the Suchitepéquez Department.
Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over central and southern Guatemala, including the already affected Departments.