30 persons killed in Brazil rainstorms

first_imgRescue work continued overnight intoSunday – with 17 people missing. Over 2,500 people were evacuated fromtheir homes. The victims were buried in landslidesor washed away in floods after intense rain on Friday and Saturday.  The Brazilian weather service said onSaturday the state capital of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, had 17cm (seveninches) of rain in one 24-hour period – the heaviest rainfall since recordswere first kept 110 years ago.(BBC)center_img Rescuers continue to search for the missing victims of landslides that killed 30 people in Brazil. AFP/GETTY IMAGES BRAZIL – At least 30 people have diedduring severe rainstorms in Minas Gerais state, authorities said.  last_img

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