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Uruguay floods forced nearly 2,000 people to displace

Montevideo, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 2,000 people remained displaced on Monday due to flooding from the overflowing Uruguay and Cuareim Rivers that have been affecting the Artigas, Salto, and Paysandú departments, the National Emergency System (SINAE) reported.

The situation is stable and under control; SINAE’s latest report stated a decrease in water levels in Artigas and Salto and a slight increase in Paysandú.

Uruguay’s state-owned electric company, UTE, reported power outages for safety reasons.

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