Heavy rains affect the coal region of Coahuila

Heavy rains affect the coal region of Coahuila
Heavy rains affect the coal region of Coahuila

The Coahuila coal region was affected during Wednesday night and early Thursday morning by a strong storm, mainly in the municipality of Múzquiz.

Due to weather conditions, the state Secretary of Education reported that classes were suspended in the communities of Múzquiz and Palau.

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The Secretary of Education, Francisco Saracho Navarro, announced that the conditions of another municipality are valued and in case of flooding, the student population is protected.

Civil Protection implemented the Contingency Plan.

Francisco Martinez Avalos, Undersecretary of Civil Protection, reported that the rains have not stopped, causing severe flooding in most of the municipality, as well as in the community of Palau.

There are reports of flooded houses, stranded cars and people trapped in homes.

Helicopters are doing rescue work for people who are trapped in their homes.

The overflow of the Sabinas River was reported at the height of Los Sabinitos..

The shelters in the Red Cross and the Municipal Auditorium are enabled.

The National Water Commission (CONAGUA) reported that rainfall will continue for the next few hours.

Given the forecast, the population is urged to take precautions and be attentive to the warnings issued by the National Meteorological Service (SMN), as well as the Undersecretary of Civil Protection and the Municipal Civil Protection Units, which are implementing the contingency before heavy rains.


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