The number of people who have died in Venezuela over the past ten days due to heavy rains in several Venezuelan states rose to 14 on Monday.
The director of civil protection in the western state of Táchira, Yesnardo Canal, reported Monday that 11 people have died in the state of Tachira alone due to the flooding of rivers and streams.
In the central-western state of Lara, authorities are searching for one of the two young men who were overcome by floodwaters.
One of them was found dead, and authorities searched for his companion.
In Carabobo (Central-North) state, a worker was found dead Thursday, also swept away by the waters of a river south of the city of Valencia. In Caracas, a child was also killed in a swollen stream.
In recent days, rain has fallen in the states of Trujillo (west), Zulia (northwest), Miranda (center), Mérida (west), Táchira, Lara, Carabobo, and Caracas.
The national government remains on alert through the State Center for Coordination and Control of Emergencies and Disasters.