30 January 2017
A terrifying mudslide video from Arequipa in Peru
The landslide apparently killed three people – it is not clear whether the victims were in this car or elsewhere in the landslide. It is clear that a number of vehicles were caught up in the mudslide. Global News suggests that sadly this is probably the case.
This accident appears to have occurred during heavy rainfall on the Panamerican Sur Highway. The same rainfall appears to have been responsible for this riverbank erosion event that led to the loss of a hotel in the town of Lircay in Angaraes on Thursday: