March 25, 2023

Brazil at least 24 people are dead due to heavy rains in coastal areas

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Destruction caused by floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in the coastal areas of the southeast of Brazil.
At least 24 people died due to floods and landslides.
Hundreds of people have become homeless due to floods and landslides.

Sao Paulo. The havoc of nature has caused huge destruction in Brazil. At least 24 people have died in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in the coastal areas of Brazil’s southeast. Relief and rescue work is going on in the area. In media reports quoting local officials, it has been told that heavy rains have caused severe floods and landslides in the coastal areas of the southeast of Brazil. Due to which about 2 dozen people died and hundreds of others became homeless.

Rescuers are searching for people trapped in floods and landslides across the region. The work is being done to restore the places whose contact has been cut off from other places. Along with cleaning the roads, the broken roads are being repaired. Despite this, many roads are still closed. This has left countless tourists stranded traveling to take part in the Brazilian Carnival celebrations. The government of Sao Paulo state, Brazil’s richest state, has confirmed 19 deaths and 566 people left homeless after more than 600 millimeters (23.62 inches) of rain lashed the coastal region.

Floods and landslides after heavy rains in Brazil, 19 people dead so far, many missing

However, the weather forecast said that heavy rains will continue in the coastal area of ​​Sao Paulo. Due to which the challenge in front of the rescuers will increase and the death toll is expected to increase. Brazil’s federal government has mobilized several ministries to help flood victims, restore infrastructure and begin reconstruction. While the state of São Paulo declared a state of disaster for 180 days for 6 cities. Which experts are calling an unprecedented extreme weather event. Winds gusting more than 55 kilometers per hour and waves more than a meter high on Saturday hampered work at Santos, Latin America’s largest port. Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Said on his social media account that he would visit the main affected areas on Monday.

Tags: Brazil, floods, heavy rains, landslides

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