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Thursday 22 of October 2020

Wednesday Rains Damage Mexico City


An abandoned house on Donceles street collapsed due to heavy rain in Mexico City, Mexico, June 19, 2017,photo: Cuartoscuro/Armando Monroy
An abandoned house on Donceles street collapsed due to heavy rain in Mexico City, Mexico, June 19, 2017,photo: Cuartoscuro/Armando Monroy
Many neighborhoods suffered major flooding and structure damages

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera said that the heavy rains on Wednesday were mostly centralized in the boroughs of Miguel Hidalgo and Azcapotzalco.

In Miguel Hidalgo, malls, apartment buildings and houses suffered damages estimated in millions of pesos.

Amongst the neighborhoods that suffered the most damages were Clavería, Calzada de Armas,Pencil, Polanco, Ampliación Granada and Nueva Anzures. These last two, are still underwater in certain areas.

In Anzures, various buildings flooded, cars were damaged and an electrical transformer exploded.