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Argentina And Uruguay Battered By Storms And Floods

Storms And Floods

Heavy rains and strong winds hit several regions in the South American countries causing widespread damage to houses. Water levels in some areas reached over 5.9in (150mm) and some families had to be evacuated.

Authorities in neighboring Uruguay said 17 people were injured and that winds in the capital had reached up to 62 miles (100 km) per hour.