Brazil Hit by Heavy Rains and Flooding in Northeast and South

Brazil’s President Michel Temer flew over some of the flooded areas and pledged federal aid for the affected areas.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Heavy rains registered in the last few days in both the Northeastern and Southern regions of the country have left tens of thousands homeless and at least seven dead, according to officials. A state of emergency has been declared in several municipalities in the states of Alagoas, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Sul.

On Sunday, Brazil’s President Michel Temer, flew over and inspected flooded areas in the . . .

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