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Heavy Rains Flood Desert Capital of Peru
Days of intense rains brought mudslides that wrought havoc across Lima, displacing several thousand of the city's 10 million inhabitants.
A man plays in a flooded street using an inner tube in Lima, Peru, March 16, 2017. A new round of unusually heavy rains has killed at least a dozen people in Peru and now threatens flooding in the capital. Authorities said Thursday they expect the intense rains caused by the warming of surface waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean to continue another two weeks.