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Mexico - Severe weather (Civil Protection Oaxaca, SMN, media) (ECHO Daily Flash Archive of 21 September 2020)

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On 20 September, heavy rain caused landslides and stream overflows, which affected several municipalities in Oaxaca State (south-western Mexico). According to media, 2 people died after landslide and flooding events. The overflow of Chiquito and Manso rivers caused widespread damage to houses, and public infrastructure. Several residents have been affected, while there is a request to declare the state of emergency for five municipalities in Oaxaca. On 21-22 September, heavy rainfall, with thunderstorms, strong winds and hail are forecast over central-western and south-western States of Mexico, including Oaxaca.