Desert deluge: Cars, entire houses swept away by freak mudslides in Atacama

The most disastrous rains in 80 years caused heavy flooding in the Chilean region of Atacama last week. The footage shows the small village of El Salado, where flash floods practically wiped out the area. The disaster left 17 people dead, and 20 others missing. The Atacama region is in the north of the country and is considered one of the driest areas on Earth.