Some 29 flights scheduled for the Villavicencio airport this Friday will be affected because operations are suspended.
The Vanguardia de Villavicencio airport ended with the runway and passenger and operations areas flooded this Friday, so operations are suspended for now.
The track was largely covered in water and mud.
Also, the water entered some passenger areas, and in other spaces where luggage storage operations are carried out, where the operators remain.
The Civil Aeronautics confirmed the emergency a few minutes ago, and indicated that some 29 scheduled flights in the capital of Meta this Friday would be affected.
The current winter, the first of 2022 and which would last until June, has several departments in emergencies.
There are more intense precipitations, the soils and mountains are saturated, and the road infrastructure has deteriorated even more.
More than 30 people have died in the midst of these emergencies in the country.
The rescues of people trapped either by rising rivers, floods or landslides have increased this 2022 compared to other years. And not only people, they have also managed to save pets and other animals.
His name is Rambo, and this was the maneuver of the firefighters in Guamal, Meta, to rescue him. There was a sudden rise of the river and he was trapped with some people on the other side.
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