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Flooding in Venezuela: An overflowing river and a flooded cemetery

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A teenager jumps into an overflowing river in Barlovento, Miranda state, 150 Km northeast of Caracas, on December 2, 2010. Torrential rains have killed at least 31 people in recent days as Venezuela grapples with its worst flooding in 40 years, officials said Thursday. Authorities have set up 319 shelters across the country for those left homeless by rains that have impacted nearly 72,000 people.

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Aerial view of a flooded cemetery in Barlovento, Miranda state, 150 Km northeast of Caracas, on December 2, 2010.

 


 Read more about the flooding here.