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4/3/13

La Plata, Argentina

Think you're having a rough day, metals person?

one of a thousand aftermath photos. The ones of dead bodies found under cars aren't so picturesque

La Plata, not far South of Buenos Aires, is one of the largest provincial cities in Argentina. It's also the location of a disaster zone today after a stupid amount of rain fell in just two hours last night during a storm and flash flood of biblical proporations. At this point the body count is now at least 40 dead (and it's been climbing all day), still more missing, thousands with their homes quite literally washed away, about half the town still currently under water, 290,000 people without electricity and untold millions of dollars worth of damage.