The number of victims from the 18 May mudslide in the municipality of Salgar (Department of Antioquia) has increased to 83 and 48 people are injured. More than 25 people are presumed to be missing.
A massive landslide tore through a ravine in northwest Colombia 18 May before dawn, killing at least 62 people and injuring 40, authorities said.
On 18 May 2015, heavy rains caused the overflowing of the river Liborina, triggering a landslide that damaged the houses of about 32 families. At least 48 people have died, 27 are injured and an undetermined number are missing.
The rainy season in the southern and western departments had a particularly strong impact in the Amazonas department near the Peruvian and Brazilian border.The authorities reported more than 4,000 people affected by flooding along the Amazonas river.