Tourists in Machu Picchu evacuate flooded town

Summary by Ground News
Hundreds of tourists evacuated from Machu Piccu town after heavy flooding. Heavy flooding carrying rocks and mud blocked the railway used to exit the area. Tourists left by foot using a bridge crossing the Alcamayo River, which had been overflowed by heavy rains. Authorities have not reported any damage to the Inca stone citadel, Peru's main tourist attraction.
4 months ago·Riode Janeiro, Brazil

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Tourists in Machu Picchu evacuate flooded town

Local authorities on Friday began helping hundreds of stranded tourists evacuate Machu Piccu town, near the renowned Peruvian archaeological reserve, after heavy flooding carrying rocks and mud blocked the railway used to exit the area

4 months ago·France
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Machu Picchu village flooded after river overflows in Peru; tourists evacuated

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The heavy rains recorded in the Andean region of Cuzco (Peru) caused this Friday the overflowing of the Alcamayo river, which covered with stones and mud the streets of the town of Machu Picchu, located in the lower part of the mountains where the tourist Inca citadel is located. Peruvian […]

4 months ago·Brazil
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