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Kevin Corriveau | 04 Apr 2013 09:12 GMT
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.
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