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Millions without water in the Chilean capital city by a storm

Millions without water in the Chilean capital city by a storm

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Due to severe weather and landslides are in the Chilean capital city of Santiago, four million people without water. The river Maipo is as a result of the forces of nature so polluted that it is temporarily not suitable for drinking water.

The population depends on bottled water and the authorities have ordered that restaurants and companies to be kept closed. Also schools, according to the BBC.

Emergency services report that the water from the mountain range of the Andes washes, roads has stopped, and that thousands of people from the outside world are closed. At least four people have died in the floods.

Chile struggled at first with months of drought and large natural fires.

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