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Flooding in Colombia

You can read more about the flooding here.

JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ / Reuters

A child, holding a bread, walks on crates on a flooded street in the Bosa neighbourhood in Bogota November 18, 2010. Heavy rains affecting around Colombia have killed 136 people and left 1,190,000 people homeless so far this year, authorities said.

Fernando Vergara / AP

Residents gather at the flooded San Diego neighborhood in southern Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Meteorologists attribute the rise in precipitation over Colombia to the "La Nina" climatic phenomenon, which is caused by a cooling of waters in the Pacific Ocean and is expected to persist into early 2011.

Ricardo Maldonado / EPA

A photograph made available on 18 November 2010 shows inhabitants in their flooded living room in Sucre, northern Colombia, 17 November 2010, where local residents have been affected by floods in the last five months. Heavy rains hit country for months and the situation is getting worse.

Ricardo Maldonado / EPA

A photograph made available on 18 November 2010 shows the flooded church of Sucre, northern Colombia, on 17 November 2010, where local residents have been affected by floods in the last five months. Heavy rains hit country for months and the situation is getting worse.