Heavy rains triggered a mudslide that swept right into a residential space in a western Colombia city Tuesday morning, killing not less than 14 folks and injuring 35 others, authorities stated.
Officers stated one particular person was reported lacking after the lethal slide in Risaralda, within the municipality of Pereira.
Pereira Mayor Carlos Maya, who confirmed the demise toll, warned that the chance of landslide continued within the space and urged folks to depart to keep away from additional casualties.
Lots of the homes within the neighborhood hit are of wood development, and greater than 60 properties had been evacuated as groups assessed the injury and dangers.
Colombian President Ivan Duque despatched his condolences to the households of the deceased.