House collapses into Peru river after heavy rain

STORY: An eyewitness video showed the moment when the house fell into the Rimac river after the river's flow increased.

Local media reported that the family living in the house evacuated before the collapse.

The heavy rains have left over 3,000 people homeless in the Lima region, authorities said.

At least six people have died in Peru over the last few days as the powerful cyclone unleashed torrential rains, battering hundreds of homes and causing major disruptions in northern parts of the country.