Alert for Landslides and Floods in Rio’s Mountainous Region

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The rain that has fallen across the state of Rio de Janeiro since this past weekend has put some municipalities in a state of alert for floods and landslides. In the past, the mountainous regions of the state have faced deadly landslides due to rains during the summer season.

The municipalities of Petropolis and Nova Friburgo, popular locations in the Northern mountains of Rio for tourists seeking alternatives to the beachside, have . . .

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