At least 11 people have died and four others reported missing after heavy rains inundated rivers and caused major landslides in Colombia.
Rescue workers recovered nine bodies, including four youths, after a landslide covered two houses in the north-central department of Caldas, approximately 200 miles from the capital city Bogota, Colombia, AFP reported.
In northern Magdalena, two people were killed and four others are reported missing after an overflowing river swamped two houses and destroyed a bridge.
September marks the beginning of the rainy-season in Colombia, which has so far seen a wave of fatalities, with a total of 159 dead, and more than 878,000 people being affected by the rains.
The country's President Juan Manual Santos recently ordered the government to focus on getting basic humanitarian relief to those affected by the seasonal floods. - Press.