RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carnaval in Rio should start with rain and revelers may now prepare an extra accessory for their costumes: a raincoat.

According to the Climatempo forecast, the arrival of a cold front over the state of Rio de Janeiro will lead to a change in the weather.

Rainfall may be moderate to heavy, as early as Friday evening, February 21st, the first day of the Series A samba school parades, at Marquês de Sapucaí.

On Sunday and Monday, the days of the Special Group parades, there is a chance of heavy rains (on Sunday) despite a . . .

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