Peru’s National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi) reports that today until Thursday, heavy rains will hit in distinct regions of the country.
In the coast and in the northern highlands, rains will be less than 10 millimeters a day in Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad and Ancash.
The northern jungle, Amazonas and San Martin, expects an increase in rains today, with the possibility of thunderstorms and fog.
The central highlands and the south will experience significant amounts of rains today in the mountains of Arequipa, Moquegua and Tacna. The intensity of rains will decrease tomorrow morning, but continue until early Thursday, Feb. 25.
All departments expected to see increased rain include Amazonas, Áncash, Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Ica, Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martín, Tacna and Tumbes.
Earlier this month, “heavy rains in Puerto Maldonado”:http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-heavy-rains-in-puerto-maldonado-photos-108778 lasted for four long days and caused the collapse of the drainage channels and flood hundreds of homes.