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The flood was shocking, but without severe damage at Mina Clavero



Within two hours, 108 millimeters of rain fell on Mina Clavero and its territory. The main consequence of the storm, which is very localized in a specific area of ​​the Traslationary Valley, is a major flood on the river that crosses Mina Clavero, which increases its level by more than four meters.

The spectacularity of the image does not imply that the damage caused in the end is less than imagined. According to the Department of Police, there were no people injured or seriously damaged at home, even though some water was received.

A dozen shops in the center of Mina Clavero were the most affected, because on the top of the central bridge, in the center of San Martín Street, water drove one and a half blocks per side and flooded everything.

There were several families who were displaced themselves, but at night they had returned to their homes.

At Mina Clavero, water produces floods that force extraordinary cleaning tasks on many arteries in tourist cities. (owned by Saúl García and José Hernández)

Early warning and alarm system works. Only closed cars were not released by the owner on the beach and before the flood took him away, the police tied him up. The raging river shook and almost covered him, but he did not drag him.

A house was damaged but not by the river, but by a road machine parked next to it which, as a result of rain, sank and when it fell it damaged the house.

Elsewhere in the area, record rainfall and floods are lower. Even to the center and south of the Traslasierra Valley there is no rainfall.

Around 19, the situation became normal at Mina Clavero. In the neighboring Cura Brochero there was no big problem, because the Panaholma River that crossed it had a lower level of flooding than Mina Clavero, with which he joined soon after.

At Mina Clavero, water produces floods that force extraordinary cleaning tasks on many arteries in tourist cities. (owned by Saúl García and José Hernández)

A strong stone affects Villa Giardino

In Córdoba the city falls between 6.5 and 15 millimeters.

Punilla. Villa Giardino, in the Punilla Valley, is one of the cities affected by the storm yesterday. The intense "dry" Pedre, before it rained, caused damage to several homes and cars.

In the city of Córdoba, too much water fell in a short time, which made traffic difficult. (Gentleness Saúl García and José Hernández)

Capital At 18, a storm reached the city of Cordoba. According to the sector, it is measured between 6.5 and 15 millimeters, accompanied by a lightning strike. According to the Civil Defense City, there were no major problems. The energy company Epec took 29 service distributors "to prioritize safety", which caused major blackouts in parts of the city.

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The original text of this article was published on 12/28/2018 in our print edition.


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