Thousands flee Chile floods

At leat four people have been killed as rivers burst their banks.

    Atacalco bridge on the Diguillin river south of the capital, Santiago, shows damage [AFP]

    There was further flooding in the Maule region south of the capital, Santiago, an important area for agriculture. Here, the Lontue river burst its banks.
     
    Heavy rains are an annual occurrence and frequently cause floods during the autumn.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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