(Bloomberg) -- Peru’s desert coast is bracing for more potentially deadly rains as Cyclone Yaku, which has already left at least eight dead, continues its path. 

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte announced that schools will suspend classes Wednesday in the capital city of Lima, as the desert metropolis expects the worst rains in recent memory. Peru’s coast is arid and cities by and large don’t have the drainage systems to deal with rain, which leads to quick flooding even with relatively small amounts of precipitation.  

Overall, at least 58 people have died since the rainy season began in Peru late last year. 

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The rainfall has already caused destruction in Peru’s Northern coast, which is a hub for agribusiness. Peru’s copper mines are mostly located in the south and have not been impacted by the rains. 

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