In danger 10 communities on flooding of the Baluarte river in Sinaloa

We ask the population that lives in the lower parts do not hesitate to leave, because the river will continue to grow, alerted the municipal coordinator Civil Protection, Omar Copado.

A punto de desbordarse el río Baluarte en Rosario. Foto: Pedro Quintero

Local authorities declared a state of emergency in this municipality, after overflowing of the Baluarte River and putting at risk 10 communities, after the passage of Hurricane Willa.

Nayarit y Sinaloa, en emergencia por el desbordamiento de ríos tras Willa

Meanwhile, in Sinaloa, the growth of the Baluarte River, keeps the authorities on alert, since at least 10 communities would be at risk should they overflow.
The Baluarte River is a tributary that comes from the Sierra de Durango and crosses Sinaloa over 142 kilometers.

“We are in a really critical situation. We ask the population that lives in the lower parts to not hesitate to leave, because the river will continue to grow, “warned the municipal coordinator Civil Protection, Omar Copado.

Source: Sinaloa en linea

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