The frontal system in the region of La Araucanía has left one deceased and more than 13 thousand homes without electricity service. The meteorological phenomenon affects communes from the Valparaíso region to the Aysén region, including the Metropolitan one.
The person in charge of the Emergency Office of the Municipality of Villarrica, Muñir Safirsaid to Third that “most of the problems originated from the fall of trees, which caused power outages. Regretting the most serious, which was the death of a neighbor who was electrocuted in the Relum sector.
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Meanwhile, the National Emergency Office (Onemi) indicated in a monitoring (published at approximately 6:00 p.m.) that 13,169 homes are without electricity.
In addition, 440 households are without rural drinking water supply.
Regarding the probability of mass removals in the region, it is a moderate possibility in the coastal, coastal mountain range, longitudinal valley and mountain range sectors, Onemi indicated.