Deadly floods in Brazil after heavy rainfall
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
The state of Brazil has been inundated with heavy rainfall since Friday, causing the deaths of at least 24 people and displacing thousands more.in
With no fewer than 27 cities impacted, the state Governor,, said on Sunday that emergency services were being assembled to help the affected cities. According to the government, half a million families have been displaced and forced to leave their homes. Highways and roads have been inaccessible.
São Paulo is Brazil's most populous state and is home to the most populous city in the country, São Paulo.
- Rodrigo Pedroso and Maija Ehlinger. "More than 20 dead and thousands displaced as heavy rain triggers floods and landslides in Brazil" — , January 31, 2022
- "Brazil rains, landslides kill at least 18 people" — , January 31, 2022
- Tatiana Pollastri, Associated Press. "Death toll from landslides, flooding climbs to 24 in Brazil" — , January 31, 2022