Thursday, January 5, 2012

Deadly floods ravage Brazil

[ via BBC News Latin America & Caribbean ] 5 Jan

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil have killed at least six people and forced thousands from their homes.
A total of 66 towns cities in Minas Gerais state have declared a state of emergency.
In the town of Ouro Preto two taxi drivers died when a bus station was destroyed by a landslide.
Floodwaters are also threatening hillside communities in Rio de Janeiro state that were devastated a year ago.

Read more: BBC News

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