‘I lost everything’: Cyclone Yaku unleashes destruction in Peru

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LIMA (Reuters) – Powerful Cyclone Yaku has unleashed torrents of rain on Peru’s northern region in recent days, burying homes and cars in mud and leading to the deaths of at least six people. In the northern coastal towns of Trujillo and Lambayeque, residents waded through knee-high water and cars crawled through inundated streets. Brown water cascaded down pedestrian steps. “My house was filled with water up to the waist,” an unidentified woman from Trujillo emotionally told reporters. “It reached us, we have lost everything, I lost everything. I don’t even have anywhere to sleep, where to si…

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