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Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013

Flooding in Chihuahua, Mexico: 1 killed, International Airport closed


Flooding in Chihuahua, Mexico has claimed life of a person and closed an International Airport.

Heavy rains caused the Cacahuateles and Nogales Rivers to overflow which flooded the Chihuahua International Airport in Northern Mexico.

Chihuahua has received the rainfall in three hours equivalent to an entire year causing huge flood damage.

Photo below shows a man being rescued from flood water by a helicopter in Chihuahua, Mexico (Xinhua/Oracio Chavez Ardizzoni).

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Original post: Natural Disasters List July 20, 2013