Police officials recovered the body of 15-year-old Lucero Vasquez, who died in the incident. She died while trying to overcome a mudslide using an improvised wood bridge. Reports suggest that the river Rimac reached its highest level in several years with 103.6 cubic metres per second and burst its banks in the district of Chosica.
Majority of the houses in the area are under water. The road connecting to Lima was the centre of the nation was blocked due to flood for hours.