Guatemala has been hit with heavy rainfall causing dozens to be Buried in mud. In Queja village the heavy rainfall caused a monster landslide. It caused parts of a mountain side above the village to rip off burying dozens of people in mud so deep as 50 feet/15 metres. They were unable to leave their homes which was eventually covered with mud.
According to report about 21 dead bodies have been recovered but authorities fear more than 100 people still missing. Rescue attempts have been called off due to the situation being very dangerous.
Some of the houses are buried in the mud as deep as 50ft making the rescue attempts very risky. The torrential downpours make the soil too loose to safely work, and trigger new landslides forcing workers to flee to safer ground.