Very intense storm turns streets of Belo Horizonte into raging rivers, Brazil

Very intense storm turns streets of Belo Horizonte into raging rivers, Brazil

A short but very intense storm wreaked havoc in the city of Belo Horizonte and other areas of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil on March 16, 2018. According to Civil Defense, 74.6 mm (2.93 inches) of rain fell in just 20 minutes, which is around half the historical…

8 dead, more than 30 000 evacuated as severe floods and landslides hit Brazil

8 dead, more than 30 000 evacuated as severe floods and landslides hit Brazil

Extreme rainfall has caused severe flooding and deadly landslides in the northeastern and southern Brazil over the weekend, claiming the lives of at least 8 people and forcing more than 30 000 to evacuate. Authorities said that swollen rivers, mudslides, and falling…

Heavy floods still affecting Brazil and Uruguay

Heavy floods still affecting Brazil and Uruguay

Severe flooding continues to affect southern Brazil and adjacent parts of Uruguay, media reported on October 27, 2015. According to the recent information more than 200 000 people across the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina have been affected so far…

Severe floods continue to affect southern Brazil: Death toll rises to 45

Severe floods continue to affect southern Brazil: Death toll rises to 45

Severe rainstorms and strong winds have continued to batter southern Brazil since last week, causing more floods and damage across the States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. Around 140 states are on state of alert, and several have declared a sta

Heavy rains drench southern Brazil

Heavy rains drench southern Brazil

Three days of continuous downpours have had a severe impact in southern Santa Catarina state in southern Brazil, with authorities declaring 32 cities in a state of emergency, and two — Brusque and Rio do Sul in a state of public calamity. Torrential rains that caused