Heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have killed at least 10 people

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 Heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have killed at least 10 people


Brazils Rio de Janeiro suffered the heaviest rainfall in 22 years from the evening of 8 to 9 local time, causing floods and landslides, collapsed houses, collapsed trees, flooded supermarkets and shops, washed away cars, flooded streets and paralysed traffic in some areas, Global Television reported Wednesday. On the 9th, some schools in Rio de Janeiro closed.

After the disaster, the local fire, civil defense, police and medical departments immediately launched rescue and relief operations. Because of the traffic jam, the fire department had to use small boats to rescue.

The streets of Rio, Brazil, were destroyed by heavy rains on April 9, local time.

Reported that as of 21:00 on September 9, heavy rains had caused at least 10 deaths. Seven people were killed in the southern district, including a 63-year-old man and his 6-year-old granddaughter. Three people were killed in the West Side. According to the local meteorological department, there will still be rain in Rio de Janeiro in the next few days, and the city will still face the risk of flooding and landslides. Local civil defense departments have warned citizens to pay attention to travel safety in order to prevent the disaster caused by heavy rains. Source: Responsible Editor of CNN: Liu Yuxin_NBJS7825

Reported that as of 21:00 on September 9, heavy rains had caused at least 10 deaths. Seven people were killed in the southern district, including a 63-year-old man and his 6-year-old granddaughter. Three people were killed in the West Side.

According to the local meteorological department, there will still be rain in Rio de Janeiro in the next few days, and the city will still face the risk of flooding and landslides. Local civil defense departments have warned citizens to pay attention to travel safety in order to prevent the disaster caused by heavy rains.