Peru floods damage hundreds of homes


At least six people have been killed and an estimated 1,000 homes flooded in the Peruvian city of Arequipa, after torrential rain spread along the Pacific coast side of South America.

Cars became trapped in mud after flood water swept through streets.

The national meteorological service said that the bad weather brought down the equivalent of three months of rain in about seven hours.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.