Rio Under Yellow Warning Over Heavy Rainfall

The city has been under yellow warning for rainfall since 11:50 AM yesterday, November 11th, with the forecast for heavy and very heavy rainfall, paired with strong winds.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A storm hit the city center and the south and west zones at the end of the morning of Monday and caused inconvenience and interdictions.

Emergency sirens monitoring the risk of landslides were triggered in seven communities: Rocinha, Santa Marta, Cabritos and Guararapes, in the south zone; Formiga, in the north zone; and Santa Alexandrina and Paula Ramos, in the center.

In all, 16 of these audible alarms that monitor geological hazards went off, and the Municipal Civil Defense received 16 calls since 10 AM.

Seven calls were due to damage to building structures and four . . .

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