Argentina – Floods in Entre Rios Leave 1 Dead and 30 Evacuated

Flooding in the province of Entre Ríos in Argentina, has left 1 person dead, more than 30 evacuated and 1,600 requiring assistance.

Heavy rain affected parts of the province from Thursday 03 May, 2018 and continued into the following days. Over 300 mm of rain was recorded in Feliciano according to a statement by the government of Entre Rios.

One man died in flood water in Santa Elena, La Paz department. Gualeguay and Feliciano departments were also badly affected.

The Arroyo Feliciano river overflowed in Feliciano, cutting roads and access to parts of the department. Levels of the Feliciano River are extremely high and officials said it is likely the river will overflow in an area known as Paso Bravo. The Arroyo Chilcacito river also overflowed, causing flooding in Chañar district in Feliciano department.

The provincial government has activated an emergency committee to assist the affected families.

Flood Summary

Last updated: May 10, 2018
Entre Ríos, Argentina, May 2018
May 3 to May 6, 2018
Flash flood, River flood
Extreme rainfall


A - Gualeguay
B - Feliciano
C - Santa Elena, La Paz


River level
Chilcacito river, Feliciano - May 3 to May 6, 2018
River level
Arroyo Feliciano river, Feliciano - May 3 to May 6, 2018
Rainfall level
300 mm in 24 hours
Feliciano - May 3 to May 4, 2018
according to government of Entre Rios


1 person
Santa Elena, La Paz - May 3 to May 6, 2018
30 people
Feliciano, Entre Rios, Argentina - May 3 to May 6, 2018