2019-04-04: On Wednesday (03 April), a 90-day emergency was declared in Asuncion after heavy rainfall led to flooding. More flooding is expected along Paraguay River as rainfall is expected to continue throughout the week. Tens of thousands of people are affected.
Local traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides remain possible in the coming days. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountainslopes and follow instructions by authorities.