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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, June 20th, the city of Rio experienced a twenty year record for rainfall in a single day. The Pluviométrica Station at Alto da Boa Vista recorded 247 millimeters...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The amount of rain that has fallen within 24 hour period on Thursday (March 10th) in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, was higher than expected for the entire month. ...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The storm that fell in Salvador, the capital of the Northeastern state of Bahia, in the early hours of Monday (April 27th) caused floods and over a hundred landslides across...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the onset of summer in Rio de Janeiro comes the risk of heavy rains, which often flood roads and entire neighborhoods. In the past, summer thunderstorms have also led...
By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Madeira River, which runs through Porto Velho, Rondônia in western Brazil, has reached a record water level of 18.73 meters and is still climbing today. The flooding has almost...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Arena Fonte Nova, located in the northeastern city of Salvador, has been damaged by the incessant rain that struck the city last Sunday. One of the 36 roof...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy rains hit Rio de Janeiro in the early hours of the morning yesterday, causing the closure of Santos Dumont Airport and much flooding, major traffic and power outages around...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - A man of 37 has been killed in Rio de Janeiro as a result of heavy rain and wind, when a tree fell on the van he was driving on Rua...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The death toll in Petropólis, where heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides, has reached 28, the Secretariat of Civil Defense said. Intense rainfall overnight Sunday has devastated the historic city...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - At least three people have died following flooding in Petrópolis, in Rio de Janeiro state’s mountainous region of Região Serrana, local media reported. The state secretary of Civil Defense, Sérgio Simões,...
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