Emergencies in Bucaramanga due to heavy rains

Around four in the morning on Monday, heavy rains began in the Bucaramanga metropolitan area.

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The authorities immediately sounded the alarm in the areas where the streams could grow.

According to the report of the Risk Management Committee, a bridge collapsed in the area of ??the San Pedro neighborhood due to the rising of the ravine. Similarly, there is an alert for two more streams.

“After heavy rains early today, with the Risk Management and Fire Department team of Bucaramanga we are attending to emergencies reported due to landslides, fall of some trees and flooding of the streams La Lomera and La Jabonera. There are no affected people,” said the mayor of Bucaramanga, Juan Carlos Cárdenas.

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Traffic in the highway between Floridablanca and Bucaramanga is collapsed and drivers report up to an hour of traffic jams.

The passage through the interchange of the Mesón de los Bucaros is flooded as well as the passage to the Mesa de Los Santos.