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Heavy Downpours Cause Flooding in Buenos Aires

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A flooded neighbourhood of Buenos Aires on Oct. 29 after heavy storms battered the region. Strong winds have caused damages in the Argentine province of Buenos Aires and also in parts of Uruguay and torrential rains triggered widespread floods in Argentina. No victims were reported so far in either country. -- / AFP - Telam

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Heavy storms and strong winds left severe flooding in Argentina's capital on Wednesday, forcing Buenos Aires residents to evacuate in the wake of torrential rains that lashed the capital. Hundreds of residents from the capital's surrounding regions have been displaced as homes and roads were severely damaged by the rising water. Officials have deployed 5,000 policemen to deliver provisions and aid to some of the worst-affected regions.

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