A main water pipe burst yesterday causing a major flood along the junction of 9 de Julio Avenue and Santa Fe Avenue downtown, consequently bringing traffic to a halt and flooding many basements of buildings nearby.
City traffic began to be put at ease slightly as officials opened two lanes along Libertador Avenue, following its partial closing off this morning after a main water pipe burst this morning, which caused various set backs on the roads.
Part of the Salado River burst its banks today following overnight rain, provoking Route 2 to be completely closed off at kilometre 156, the National Highway Security Agency said.
A helicopter crashed into a crane on top of one of Europe's tallest residential blocks in central London today, killing two people as it burst into flames and threw plumes of smoke into the foggy air.
A huge explosion at a gasoline and diesel pipeline in Colombia killed 11 people, injured at least 70, and destroyed dozens of homes, in an incident described by President Juan Manuel Santos as a "great tragedy."