Photojournalism: Covering Peru's Historic Flooding

By David Schonauer   Wednesday April 5, 2017

An unusual bout of heavy rains powered by El Niño conditions have drenched parts of Peru with 10 times more rainfall than normal, causing rivers to overflow and mudslides to destroy roads and farms. More than 70 deaths have been attributed to the flooding, notes The Atlantic, which features a round-up of work by news-service photographers covering the disaster, including Cris Bouroncle  (AFP/Getty); Martin Mejia  (AP); Guadalupe Pardo  (Reuters); Mariana Bazo  (Reuters); and Douglas Juarez  (Reuters).

Read the whole story at The Atlantic.


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