Floods in Múzquiz, Coahuila, leave one dead and two missing – The Mazatlán Post

Friday 2 September, 2022
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A man died and two people were reported missing after the floods that affect this city and the town of Palau, Coahuilak, since early Thursday morning.

a storm that It started in the early hours of this September 1 he has caused great damage in the municipality located in the Carboniferous Region of Coahuila where the streets were flooded and dozens of homes became uninhabitable due to the ingress of water.

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The City Council was forced to set up various hostels, where 200 people have come to request support or even after being rescued by elements of the Mexican Army, National Guard, Civil Protection, municipal and state police agents, as well as first responders.

Since the morning, the situation that plagued Múzquiz was notified Y the local authority headed by the mayor Tania Flowers Y State, with Miguel Riquelme, got in touch to coordinate in support of citizens.

Despite the rapid mobilization of the state cabinet With helicopters, heavy machinery and other instruments such as extractor pumps, it was impossible for the authorities to avoid a death..

As notified by the municipal president Tania Flores, an unidentified man from around 40 years old, was swept away by the current and hit the cyclonic mesh of a school from where he could no longer escape and drowned.

Also, in the report the mayor announced that there were two people missing: a minor who lives in the Morelos neighborhood and an older adult who lives in the Progreso housing sector.

Until this Thursday afternoon it was known that the most affected neighborhoods are, in addition to those mentioned above, Azteca, 28, The Stone, The Pocitos, Luis Donaldo Colosio, The Sun and The Birds.

During the rest of the week and even the following week, the weather forecast from the National Water Commission (Conagua) indicates that the rains will last in the Carboniferous Region precisely in Múzquiz.

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Therefore, the attention from the authorities will increase and the authorized shelters will continue to operate until further notice.

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Source: from El Sol de Mazatlán | Noticias Locales, Policiacas, sobre México, Sinaloa y el Mundo – frontpage on 2022-09-01 16:20:02

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