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The National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) indicated that a probable emergency is being monitored in the district of Punta Hermosa due to the rupture of a natural water reservoir, which could generate a avalanche.
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Hours before, the Municipality of Punta Hermosa issued an evacuation alert due to the arrival of a avalanche.
He urged citizens, especially North Beach and Central Beach, to move and get safe in the high areas before the possible impact.
A similar situation occurs in the Punta Negra spa. The commune pronounced itself in the presence of a probable avalanche in the next few hours. He instructed the neighbors to follow the recommendations of the authorities.
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If it were to occur, this natural phenomenon would be the third to affect beautiful point. The first happened on March 14 and the second on March 15. In the latter, which had the greatest impact, the landslide collapsed the barriers and retaining walls.
In addition, the surrounding houses and streets were filled with mud, for which the help of the Peruvian Army was needed for the cleaning work.
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