Global Voices Online | 6/26/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombia: Living with Flooding in Barranquilla
Jun 26 -- Barranquilla in Colombia is the most important coastal city with a distinct characteristic: no rainwater drainage systems, so whenever it rains, the whole city floods with dangerous fast running rivers (called arroyos) replacing roads. On the following videos, taxis, cars and even buses float by on the streets as other citizens try to lend a helping hand to keep them from getting away.
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