Authorities confirmed that the avalanche that occurred in San Juan, Cordoba early Thursday morning left two people dead.
Radio Caracol reported that at least 50 people were injured and a 70 year old woman remains missing.
The avalanche was caused by a landslide as the result of recent heavy rains.
The landslide blocked a local dam, causing water pressure to build
until it finally burst forth in an avalanche of earth and water.
that more than 60% of the surrounding area and at least 100 homes were
destroyed. Large numbers of local crops were also destroyed.