Alert due to the flooding of the Uruguay River and possible evacuation of some neighborhoods in El Soberbio.

Volunteer Firefighters of El Soberbio were informed by Firefighters authorities of the Federative Republic of Brazil about the rise of the Uruguay River, due to the abundant rainfall registered in the high basins of Brazil.

The rains caused the mentioned river to grow approximately one meter of its normal flow, If the situation worsens, it could cause the flooding of neighborhoods in El Soberbio.

Alert due to the flooding of the Uruguay River and possible evacuation of some neighborhoods in El Soberbio. (the territory/)

Thus, monitoring is carried out through the Argentine Naval Prefecture, that takes state of height of the River having registered in the port of the locality. At the time of the alert, at 1:00 p.m. yesterday, they registered a height of 7.40 meters, while at 5:00 p.m. the height reached 8.60 meters and it continued to grow.

As a result of this the raft service is interrupted. At the moment The alert governs since if it reaches 12 meters, the evacuation of the lowest neighborhoods must begin of the town including the Union neighborhood and Chivilcoy neighborhood.

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