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Rains due to cold front 19 leave Villahermosa under water

In less than 20 days, Villahermosa is under water again, now the effects are caused by the cold front 19 and the failure of the drainage system, which has caused colonies and subdivisions to be completely flooded.

According to the report of the State Civil Protection Institute, from 08:00 yesterday to 05:00 this Friday, a total of 325 millimeters fell on the city, which is why hundreds of families have been affected.

According to the reports that the citizens themselves have uploaded to social networks, the most affected neighborhoods are Tamulte, Indeco, Gaviotas, Centro, Villa Las Flores, Nuevas Pensiones and the La Choca, Estrellas de Buena Vista and San Ángel subdivisions. As well as flooding of different streets and avenues of the state capital are reported.

While the regional hospital of Petróleos Mexicanos is practically isolated due to the area being flooded, even its facilities were invaded by the water that has fallen on the city during the last 12 hours without interruption.

For its part, the Secretariat of National Defense through the Commanderies of the 30 and 38 Military Zones in the State of Tabasco, reported that it continues with the activation of the DNIII-E plan, and attentive to the call of the authorities and inhabitants to support and safeguard the integrity of Families.

In a statement, the agency detailed that the DNII-E Plan has remained activated since the entry of cold fronts 4 and 5 and continued with the delivery of humanitarian aid supplies provided by the Federal Government as well as support for the transfer to sanitation houses. of flooded areas, delivery of pantry and cleaning kit.

He affirmed that since yesterday, Thursday, the effects of rainfall throughout the state in part of Chiapas and Isthmus of Tehuantepec are being monitored.

The most affected municipalities are Centro, Cunduacán and Jalpa de Méndez.