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Rains damage 35 municipalities in 11 regions of Chiapas

The rains from tropical storm “Gamma”, from Cold Front 5 and from tropical wave 38 affect 35 municipalities in 11 regions of Chiapas, reported the Ministry of Civil Protection.

In preliminary reports this Sunday, José Elías Morales Rodríguez, director of Emergency Management, specified that 543 homes suffered damage, 207 of them are not habitable and 9 are collapsed, in addition to damages in 2 elementary schools.

The damage extends to 326 state and federal rural highway sections, 13 sections of the potable water pipe network, 10 points of the electric power lines and a vehicular and pedestrian bridge.

This Saturday the death of two women and two minors, members of a Tzotzil family, whose home was buried by a landslide in the Pajalton community of the municipality of Chamula, was recorded.

The regions hit by rainfall are the Metropolitan, Valles Zoque, De los Bosques, Selva Lacandona, Frailesca, Norte, Mezcalapa, Altos, Sierra Mariscal, Tulijá and Soconusco.

They include Chamula, Berriozábal, Ocozocoautla, Pantepec, Tapilula, Tapalapa, Rayón, Ocosingo, Ángel Albino Corzo, Pichucalco, Chapultenango, Ixtacomitán, Ixtapangajoya, Ixhuatán Sunuapa, Solosuchiapa, Amatán, Ocotepec, among other municipalities hit by the 35 municipalities. heavy rains.