Sonora.- The intense rains that Sonora registered this Thursday, in some areas above 100 millimeters, caused floods, affected homes and also to automobiles in municipalities such as Hermosillo, Nogales, Guaymas, Empalme and Cajeme.
From morning to tonight, local authorities, as well as residents, have alerted the river overflow and also people who have put themselves in danger by trying to cross the roads near the streams.
The state government reported that temporary shelters have already been set up in municipalities such as Guaymas and Empalme for the population that requires shelter.
“The State Civil Protection Coordination (CEPC) sent an additional cargo vehicle with supplies to that area to reinforce temporary shelters,” it was officially explained.
The CEPC also explained that it began the preventive and controlled release of the El Cajón de Onapa dam, in the Municipality of Sahuaripa, and the El Huacal dam, in the Municipality of Nacozari, due to the intense rains.
In addition to the floods, the closure of the highway was officially reported. sound to Chihuahua, in its Agua Prieta-Janos section, due to a landslide, as well as in the Huásabas-El Coyote section.
More effects due to rains -There are blockages in several points of the bed of the Technological Stream, in Nogales.
-Closed the access in via Cumpas-Moctezuma.
-Collapse in Puerto San Luis, Agua Prieta-Janos highway, where there is only one lane enabled
-Arroyo Cuates, in Empalme, is closed due to rising water.
Guaymas orders to suspend activities The City Council of Guaymas ordered to suspend all types of work activities during the afternoon and night of this Thursday due to weather conditions.
“The population is asked not to expose themselves when trying to cross streams, stay calm, be informed through the official website of the City Council and if an emergency arises, dial 911,” it was specified.
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Conagua predicts more rains in Sonora in addition to intense punctual rainsfrom 50 to 75 millimeters that was forecast for this Thursday, the National Water Commission (Conagua) also predicts that similar rains will be registered tomorrow in this entity, as well as in Chihuahua, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla and Veracruz.
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