The FINANCIAL — Eight people were killed in Venezuela in downpours caused by the tropical storm Matthew, which later weakened to tropical depression, Venezuelan media reported on September 26, according to RIA Novosti.
El Universal reported citing Venezuelan Interior Minister Tareck El Aissami as saying that seven people were killed in a landslide in Antimano, a southwestern district of the capital Caracas. The minister gave no further details.
A 70-year-old man drowned in the town of Paria, in the northern state of Sucre, after being swept away by a swollen river.
More rains are expected on September 26.