Articles tagged "brazil landslide"

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Severe floods hit Sao Paulo, Pinheiros river at highest level in 15 years, Brazil

Heavy rains affecting Sao Paulo (population 12.2 million), Brazil since Sunday, February 9, 2020, caused deadly floods and landslides across the city. The Pinheiros River also overflowed after reaching its highest level since 2005. At least two people have lost...

February 11, 2020

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Major floods and landslides leave at least 57 people dead after heaviest rains since records began, Brazil

At least 57 people were confirmed dead on Monday, January 27, 2020, after days of intense downpour struck southeastern Brazil, triggering massive floods and landslides. Belo Horizonte city registered 171.8 mm (6.7 inches) of rain on Friday, January 24-- the highest...

January 27, 2020

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At least 6 dead as a month's worth of rain hits Espirito Santo in just one day, Brazil

Extremely heavy rains hit southern Brazil on January 17 and 18, 2020, destroying homes and businesses, and leaving at least 6 people dead in Espirito Santo. Several others are feared missing. Nearly 250 mm (9.8 inches) fell in Alfredo Chaves town in 24 hours to...

January 20, 2020

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Giant hole swallows four cars after a landslide in Brasilia, Brazil

Heavy rains triggered a large landslide in a construction area in Brasilia, Brazil, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, causing four vehicles to fall on the bottom of the site. No victims were reported. The cars were parked on an adjoining road into the excavation for a...

December 14, 2019

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Deadly landslide hits Niteroi, Rio de Janeriro, Brazil

At least 10 people have been killed and 11 others injured after heavy rains caused large landslide in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region, Brazil on November 10, 2018. The event took place in the Boa Esperança Community in Piratininga, Niterói,...

November 11, 2018

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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...

May 29, 2017