Heavy rains cause severe damage in 10 municipalities of CDMX;  Iztapalapa, the most affected

The strong rains yesterday, which caused the Yellow Alert and Orange alert, left severe damage in their wake in 10 mayors of Mexico City, Iztapalapa being the most damaged.

With cut-off at 05:30 in the morning today, the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection registered 99 flooding, the fall of two trees and a fall of branches in various areas of CDMX.

And it is that during the course of the night and early morning light rains were recorded in Cuauhtémoc, Iztacalco, Cuajimalpa and Iztapalapa, as well as moderate in Álvaro Obregón, Coyoacán, Cuajimalpa, Benito Juárez, Magdalena Contreras, Milpa Alta, Tlalpan and Xochimilco.

The fall of the trees occurred in Iztacalco with the detachment of an ajcaranda tree of 12 meters in length and 90 cm in diameter on Rosarito Beach with a still extension of Erizo Beach in the Santiago Sur neighborhood.

Its fall from the root affected the façade of a building with a ground floor and two levels (without significant damage), low voltage cables from CFE and rupture of the drainage network of the property marked with number 351 of Playa Rosarito.

While a tree 20 m long by 1m in diameter also fell from its roots on Francisco Javier Mina Street No. 43, on the corner of Madrid in the Del Carmen neighborhood in the mayor’s office. Coyoacan. The branch broke off in Gustavo A. Madero.

Of the 99 registered floods, 66 stand out in the mayor’s office Iztapalapa in the colonies La Colmena, Mirasoles, Laws De Reforma 3rd Section, Santiago Acahualtepec, San Miguel Teotongo, Lomas de La Estancia, Carlos Hank González and Lomas de Zaragoza.

As well as Lomas de Santa Cruz, Santa María Aztahuacán, La Era, Citlalli, Consejo Agrarista Mexicano, Santa Martha Acatitla, Desarrollo Urbano Quetzalcóatl, Santa Cruz Meyehualco, Xalpa, Ixtlahuacán, Mixcoatl, Benito Juárez, Puente Blanco, Chinampas De Santa María Tomatlan and Hermitage Zaragoza.

In Iztapalapa a flood also occurred that affected 3 blocks with tie rods of up to 60 cm in Francisco Cuevas Esq. Lic, Braulio Maldonado, Col. Consejo Agrarista; 15 homes were affected in the area.

The most severely affected demarcation was Tlalpan with 17 floods, mainly in Arenal Tepepan, Tlalpan Centro, Tlalcoligia, San Pedro Apóstol, Barrio La Fama, Villa Coapa, Pedregal De Santa Úrsula Xitla, Niño Jesús and San Miguel Xicalco.

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Finally you will find Coyoacan with damage to El Caracol, Emiliano Zapata Fraccionamiento Popular, Los Girasoles, Canal Nacional, CTM VIII Culhuacán and Jardines del Pedregal. Also featured were Xochimilco, GAM and Vensutiano Carranza.

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