Last updateFri, 03 Oct 2014 3pm

Deluge batters city, 1,000 homes are waterlogged

Torrential rains flooded out at least 1,000 homes in 20 neighborhoods of the Guadalajara metropolitan area in the early hours of Wednesday, according to Jalisco Civil Protection Director Trinidad Lopez Rivas.  Reports suggested upward of 500 vehicles suffered damage from the floodwater.

Lopez Rivas described the storm as the “worst of the season so far.”  Residents of 120 homes called authorities to report “extensive damage” to their properties and belongings.

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