Guatemala

Guatemala - Severe weather (CONRED, SMG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 May 2021)

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  • Heavy rain has affected south-western Guatemala, particularly the Departments of Quetzaltenango and Huehuetenango over the past few days, resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED), 215 people have been evacuated, 235 affected and 37 houses damaged.

  • For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with thunderstorms is forecast across the affected Departments.