Communities south of the dam are under mandatory evacuation orders as the structure has already seen "spilling".
Police said he was last seen going under the water.
They are some of the last unexplored parts on Earth; the largest is more than 200 miles long.
Water surged through nearby villages, destroying homes and a school, and carrying residents away.
More than 500 years ago, a mass sacrifice of 140 children occurred in what is now Peru.
"We don't eat none of them big ones," Constable Robert Watkins said.
Parts of the Midwest brace for more flooding and heavy rain this week, after storms claimed the lives of at least five people over the weekend.
The bomb cyclone was just the tip of the crazy weather iceberg.
While dumps of snow across the Eastern Seaboard will diminish over the next couple of days, severe wind chill and cold temperatures will follow.
As Winter Storm Grayson barreled up the East Coast Thursday, the bomb cyclone pummeled the Northeast, causing dangerous floods in Boston.
There are over 180 people dead and 160 others missing after tropical storm Tebin hit the Philippines on Friday.
New York is ranked the U.S. city most vulnerable to future storm surges and sea level rises, with 426,000 people imperiled through 2050.
As Houston shows, it's not only America's coastal counties that can experience catastrophic flooding, yet greater public awareness of inland dangers is still needed.
Instead, the president send out several tweets criticizing Mexico over the weekend.
The officer was killed attempting to get into work.
An August 15 executive order revoked an Obama directive regarding planning for flood risk.
Gator catchers say the animals "are [simply] trying to deal with the weather like the rest of us," but still—OMG.