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In pictures: Argentina's flooding
Historical amounts of rain have turned into deadly flooding across northeastern Argentina
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2013 09:12
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Aerial view of a flooded area in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina, on April 3, 2013. ;*;A woman wades through a flooded road in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina. At least 2,500 people have been evacuated across the region.;*;Argentine Coast Guard members assist this woman from a flood-affected residence in La Plata.;*;While these woman were fortunate, over 50 other people died in drownings and electrocutions.;*;Inadequate drainage in older parts of the city worsened the flooding situation.;*;A woman starts cleaning her house as the water subsides in La Plata, located 63 km south of Buenos Aires. A record of 400mm of rain fell in just a few hours.;*;A flooded street in La Plata, 80 kms southeast of Buenos Aires on April 3, 2013. Many of the residents have lost everything that they own.;*;Torrential rain and strong winds battered the Argentine capital and its suburbs, knocking out power, downing trees and affecting 350,000 residents. Daylife ID:
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Argentina floodinghttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floodsen-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:00:33 GMTThu, 04 Apr 2013 08:15:41 GMTArgentina floodinghttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=09i7gpM57M1VB

Aerial view of a flooded area in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina, on April 3, 2013.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:10:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=09i7gpM57M1VBJUAN MABROMATAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Aerial view of a flooded area in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina, on April 3, 2013.

Argentina flooding
Rain ends but flood waters remainhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=02O0frY5lm9xV

A woman wades through a flooded road in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina. At least 2,500 people have been evacuated across the region.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=02O0frY5lm9xVJUAN MABROMATAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A woman wades through a flooded road in the outskirts of La Plata, Argentina. At least 2,500 people have been evacuated across the region.

Rain ends but flood waters remain
Rescuing the strandedhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=089gbwHgm50gn

Argentine Coast Guard members assist this woman from a flood-affected residence in La Plata.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:43:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=089gbwHgm50gnENRIQUE MARCARIANREUTERSReuters Pictures

Argentine Coast Guard members assist this woman from a flood-affected residence in La Plata.

Rescuing the stranded
The Coast Guard helps in the evacuationshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0aTUfww9kt2KF

While these woman were fortunate, over 50 other people died in drownings and electrocutions.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0aTUfww9kt2KFENRIQUE MARCARIANREUTERSReuters Pictures

While these woman were fortunate, over 50 other people died in drownings and electrocutions.

The Coast Guard helps in the evacuations
Poor drainage worsens flooddinghttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0dRPfej04v8SZ

Inadequate drainage in older parts of the city worsened the flooding situation.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0dRPfej04v8SZDANIEL GARCIAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Inadequate drainage in older parts of the city worsened the flooding situation.

Poor drainage worsens floodding
The clean-up beginshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0c0Y3Gh2TI7qM

A woman starts cleaning her house as the water subsides in La Plata, located 63 km south of Buenos Aires. A record of 400mm of rain fell in just a few hours.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:47:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0c0Y3Gh2TI7qMDANIEL GARCIAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A woman starts cleaning her house as the water subsides in La Plata, located 63 km south of Buenos Aires. A record of 400mm of rain fell in just a few hours.

The clean-up begins
50% of La Plata is underwaterhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0cLh1O113f02q

A flooded street in La Plata, 80 kms southeast of Buenos Aires on April 3, 2013. Many of the residents have lost everything that they own.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:16:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=0cLh1O113f02qDANIEL GARCIAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

A flooded street in La Plata, 80 kms southeast of Buenos Aires on April 3, 2013. Many of the residents have lost everything that they own.

50% of La Plata is underwater
Months before the city returns to normalhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=07UH9PqgGreIY

Torrential rain and strong winds battered the Argentine capital and its suburbs, knocking out power, downing trees and affecting 350,000 residents.

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:37:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Argentina-Floods?image_id=07UH9PqgGreIYDANIEL GARCIAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Torrential rain and strong winds battered the Argentine capital and its suburbs, knocking out power, downing trees and affecting 350,000 residents.

Months before the city returns to normal


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