In Mexico, heavy rains caused damage to the property of 170 thousand people

© AP Photo / Rebecca BlackwellПоследствия tropical storm in Mexico. Archival photoIn Mexico, heavy rains caused damage to the property of 170 thousand people© AP Photo / Rebecca Blackwell

Tropical storm «19th» caused damage to the property of about 170 thousand people in the Mexican state of Sonora, said on Saturday the state government.

According to the Governor, Claudia Pavlovich Arellano, the highest number of victims of the heavy rains observed in the municipalities of Hermosillo, Guaymas, Cajeme, Alamosa, Bacum, Benito Juarez, Empalme, Etchojoa, Huatabampo.

P. on Saturday visited some of the affected areas and the state government with the Federal government dispatched military helicopters with doctors, members of the civil defence forces, food, water, medical supplies.

On Friday a state of emergency was declared in 11 municipalities of Sonora, because of the rains, tatapusin a number of settlements. Previously, the same measure was adopted in respect of 11 other municipalities in the state of Sinaloa.

In Sonora on Friday killed a little boy. Year-old child was taken by a stream of water, his body was found by divers. Previously reported three dead and three missing in Sinaloa.

The Declaration of a state of emergency allows the States to apply for funds from the Federal Fund for assistance in emergency situations.

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