Paraguay submerged

Torrential rains in the west of the country have led to extensive flooding

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    A state of emergency has been declared in western Paraguay, after weeks of torrential rain.

    Normally a drier region of the country, parts of the west have been inundated. To make matters worse, the immense Pilcomayo river, which is shared with Argentina, has also burst its banks.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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