Rains cause flood damage in Peru's Machu Picchu

Rains cause flood damage in Peru's Machu Picchu

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2022-01-22 03:26:00 PM

Rains cause flood damage in Peru 's Machu Picchu

Strong rains in the town of Machu Picchu , next to the Inca citadel of the same name that is Peru 's top tourist draw, washed away railroads and bridges.

Some 447,800 people visited the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 2021, a figure reduced by the pandemic and far lower than the usual 1.5 million per year.AFP/Ernesto BenavidesLIMA - Strong rains in the town of Machu Picchu, next to the Inca citadel of the same name that is Peru's top tourist draw, washed away railroads and bridges on Friday, officials said.

Flooding of the Alccamayo river interrupted train services, the regional government of Cusco department said.Houses near the river were flooded, and one person was injured with another missing, civil defense officials said.READ:Tourists return to misty Machu Picchu after months of isolation

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