Uruguay Floods Force Thousands from Homes During Holidays - teleSUR English

Around 24,000 people spent the holidays in sheltered accommodation and campsites due to massive floods in Uruguay's north. Extreme floods in northern Uruguay meant approximately 23,500 were forced out of their homes during Christmas and New Year's ...and more »

Uruguay floods leave 24000 displaced - SBS

Heavy downpours in Uruguay have caused flooding, with 24,000 people forced to leave their homes in the South American nation. Source: AAP. 3 Jan 2016 - 9:56 AM UPDATED 3 Jan 2016 - 10:52 AM ...and more »

Uruguay floods leave some 24000 displaced - Stuff.co.nz

A report from the National Emergency System says more than 2300 people were evacuated and 21,249 left their homes by their own means. Heavy downpours recently caused the Uruguay River to overflow – in particular its Cuaresma tributary, which runs ...and more »