16 ene 2022 11:38 GMT
As a precautionary measure, the authorities stopped all marine activities in the affected areas and placed sandbags to try to stop the encroachment of the sea during the coming hours.
Two women died on Saturday in Peru after being hit by huge waves that broke out on Nilambe Beach, near the northwestern city of Lambayeque, as a result of huge waves. eruption From volcano submarine Honga – Tonga – Hongga – Hapai, in Tonga.
According to the newspaper Successful newsWaves more than two meters high swept towards the sea the car in which the victims were traveling near the shore.
Also in other parts of the country They signed up marine floods that caused Damage to local businesses and boats. Rough waves affected the coast of Pisco County, flooding the streets of Chaco Beach, as well as the beaches of Lagunillas, San Andres, and La Cruz. As a precaution, the authorities stopped all marine activities in the area and placed sandbags to try to stop the advance of the sea during the coming hours.
Meanwhile, the head of the National Tsunami Warning Center said, Lorena Marques Esmodes announce That there is no tsunami warning in the country and There is no need to “frighten the population”. For its part, the Department of Hydrography and Navigation of the Peruvian Navy noted that the volcanic eruption in Tonga “does not generate a tsunami on the Peruvian coast” and emphasized their commitment to constant vigilance.