Saturday, December 5, 2009
URUGUAY RIVER/ LA ZONA UPDATE
Due to a huge amount of water coming from Southern Brazil and Northern Argentina, the town of Concordia has it's worst flood since 1995. Currently the Uruguay River near La Zona so high that the water is flowing out of the Salto Grande Dam at over 100mph. Over 10,000 residents of Concordia have evacuated with the water flowing down the city streets. Towns north of Concordia like Corrientes received over 300mm of rain in 1 day. As of now, La Zona lodge is closed until the water levels come down.