Extreme weather causes damage in the Andes

More than 500 hectares of barley, potatoes and beans that were ready for harvest have been wiped out by hail in the district of Tilali, Puno.

Meanwhile the Huallaga river has burst its banks in Tingo María, flooding 70 homes and partially blocking the Belaunde highway.

In Huancayo, the recent torrential rains have caused severe damage at a local school and brought about landslides blocking the Churcubamba-Huancayo road.

Scooped from El Comercio.

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