Tropical Storm Pilar floods home and ruins crops in El Salvador

Zacatecoluca (El Salvador) (AFP) – Standing knee-deep in water, residents in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, assess the damage caused by Tropical Storm Pilar, which has brought heavy rains and severe flooding to parts of Central America. “We are not going to harvest anything” says Carlos Alberto Climaco, a local farmer whose crops have been decimated. Authorities in El Salvador have reported three deaths as a result of Pilar.


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