Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – February 12, 2019

Location: near or in the regions of Ancash, Arequipa, Cusco, Junín, La Libertad, Lima, Moquegua, and Pasco. Event:  PROMPERU and DIRCETUR are reporting that travel in many regions of Peru has been negatively impacted by recent heavy rains. Travel may continue to be affected throughout the rainy season which usually ends March 31. Due to ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding in Lima and Other Areas Along the Coast

Heavy rains inland have caused landslides and overflowing river banks in Lima, and at other points along the coast in Peru.  This may affect routes to the airport.  All schools in metropolitan Lima will be closed until Monday.  Due to flooding in some parts of Lima, traffic may be heavier than normal as people try ...
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Heavy Rains Across Peru

Unseasonably heavy rains in the mountains and along the coast of Peru have caused flooding and other adverse effects from the northern city of Tumbes down to Arequipa in the south of the country.  This includes damage to medical facilities, damaged bridges, flooded roads, and mudslides, especially in the Piura region.  A bridge is washed ...
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