March 22, 2017 15:13 IST

Floods, landslides spread havoc in Peru

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Aerial view from a helicopter as Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski observes the massive landslide and flood in Trujillo, northern Peru, March 21, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Residents cross the Viru river after Viru bridge at the Pan American highway collapsed after a massive landslide and flood in Trujillo, northern Peru. Credit: Reuters
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A vehicle is seen, after rivers breached their banks due to torrential rains, causing flooding and widespread destruction in Huarmey, Ancash, Peru, March 21, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on a helicopter observes the massive landslide and flood in Trujillo, northern Peru, March 21, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Severe droughts give way to some of the country's most devastating downpours in decades. Credit: Reuters