Rural sectors of Ecuador flooded after heavy rains | News
Several rural sectors of the city of Chone, in the center with the province of Esmeraldas, in Ecuador, woke up flooded, after the heavy rains on June 6 and 7.
There are 14,186 affected by rains in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
According to local media, the new floods in the canton occur after the overflow of the Mosquito and Garrapata rivers and other tributaries.
On the night of June 6, municipal entities warned that the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (Inamhi) warned about new rains and electrical storms, as well as asked the population to take precautions.
Throughout the night we were active attending to the emergencies reported by the citizens, this due to the rising of the Mosquito and Garrapata rivers.
The heavy rains yesterday left affectations in some sectors.
More here: https://t.co/0DxB75t54F pic.twitter.com/9Pz5ac1XSk
– Municipality of Chone (@municipiochone)
June 7, 2023
It is not the first time that this territory is under water. On March 8, rainfall caused flooding even in the town's main hospital.
William Jaén, civil engineer and specialist in water and maritime infrastructures, explains that although there are different types of floods, the events that occurred coincide with the syzygy tides, which causes the existence of a backwater in the rivers, which are losing hydraulic capacity. and they tend to overflow.
In addition, it maintains that the population that is in the area of incidence, unfortunately, has denatured the rivers and they were located on their banks, occupying the floodplains.
Added to this is the change in land use, anthropic actions on the basin and the limited capacity of urban drainage works, he says.
The Minister of Economic and Social Inclusion, Esteban Bernal, had described the situation in Esmeraldas on Monday as "dantesque", where 3,465 families have been affected, according to data collected up to this Tuesday.
The number of people affected by the heavy rains in the coastal province of Esmeraldas (north), on the border with Colombia, rose to 14,186, reported the Risk Management Secretariat (SGR).
The affected cantons are Atacames (3 parishes), Esmeraldas (5 parishes), Muisne (2 parishes) and Quinindé (3 parishes).
According to SGR statistics, 566 people have received health care.
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