Season of torrential rains that hit the Columbia, and the resulting landslides, mudslides and floods in September this year, has already claimed the lives of 96 people, seven were missing and 68 were injured, according to the Red Cross of the South American country.
In early November of this year in a single day in the central part of the country were killed by landslides immediately 35. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, tropical storms do not stop in Colombia, at least until the first months of 2012. The reason for such a long period of rain is an atmospheric phenomenon of "La Niña", which is triggered by a sharp change in the atmosphere due to the arrival of the cold currents to the Pacific coast of the country.
According to the Red Cross, in the last weeks rains only increased. Their consequences have affected more than 66,000 families, partially destroyed over 54 thousand buildings, 417 houses are completely destroyed. All the rain affected 27 of the 32 departments of Colombia. In the departments of Chocó, Nariño, Tolima and Amazonas declared a red alert level, RIA Novosti reported.