In Photos: South America Hit By Severe Flooding

28 12 2015
Men travel on a boat near flood-affected houses in Asuncion, December 27, 2015. More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

Men travel on a boat near flood-affected houses in Asuncion, December 27, 2015. More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday.

In the worse affected country, Paraguay, around 90,000 people in the area around the capital city of Asuncion have been evacuated, the municipal Emergencies Office said. Many are poor families living in precarious housing along the banks of the River Paraguay. (Reuters)

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Storm In California – Photos

22 01 2010

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El Nino may bring more rain and storm to California.

Some places in California is flooded.

Mud slide may happen at hillside when heavy rain push down the mud down the hill.

Flood and mud slide are natural disasters.

Flooding closed all lanes of southbound highway 101 in San Jose, Calif., after a rain storm, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Water flows past sandbags and a barricade in front of a home on Ocean View Boulevard where residents are being asked to follow mandatory evacuation orders in La Canada Flintridge, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. Winter storms have created a mudslide risk in hillside areas burned by the Station wildfire last year. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

High-storm surf pounds the beach in front of an oil rig at Seal Beach, Calif., Wednesday , Jan 20, 2010, as the region prepares for the third in a series of storms to hit the California coastline. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Park manager Alan Davidson walks toward a gazebo in a flooded area of Penngrove Park in Penngrove, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The San Lorenzo River rises and floods a basketball court in Ben Lomond, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. Storms continue to pound California Tuesday, causing evacuations, flooding, school and road closures. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Waves pound a wall near buildings in Pacifica, Calif., during a rain storm, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Water from a storm runs unto highway 17 in Los Gatos, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. Storms continue to pound California Tuesday, causing evacuations, flooding, school and road closures. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

A resident walks down a flooded street in Long Beach, Calif. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010. The second in a series of powerful storms roared into Southern California, bringing heavy rains and winds that smashed windows, submerged cars and flipped an SUV along a stretch of coastline. (AP Photo/Scott Smeltzer)

A rainbow forms as a skip loader arrives to clear mud from blocking Big Tujunga Canyon Road in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010. Several inches of rain have fallen and more rain is predicted as a series of storms move through California. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Rare tornado watch near Los Angeles, California








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