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Over 35 dead as Brazil rains cause calamity

by Dubaiforum

SAO PAULO, 20th February, 2023 (WAM) — Heavy rains in coastal areas of Brazil’s southeast have caused flooding and landslides that killed 36 people and dislodged hundreds of others, Reuters quoted Sao Paulo state authorities as saying.

Rescue workers continue to look for victims, reconnect isolated communities and clear roads, some of which remain blocked, trapping an undetermined number of tourists who travelled for Brazil’s Carnival celebrations.

Weather forecasts show heavy rains will continue in Sao Paulo’s coastal area, challenging civil defence and fire department rescue teams and raising the prospect of a higher death toll.

Rola AlGhoul/ Esraa Esmail

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