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Peru Struggles With Worst Flooding in 20 Years

The intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding are the worst Peru has seen in two decades, Peruvian authorities said Saturday, affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hit 72.    The highly unusual rains follow a series of storms that have struck hard along Peru’s northern coast, with voracious waters inundating hospitals and leaving some small villages isolated. The storms are being caused by a warming of the surface...

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