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Voice of America 10 Feb 2020

Mudslide Covers Houses After Heavy Rains in Brazil

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Cell phone footage of houses being swept away by a mudslide in Sao Paulo, Brazil was captured by a nearby resident, Monday, February 10.

Firefighters rescued a girl trapped in one of the two destroyed homes later.

Torrential rains and flooding have ravaged Brazil's largest city over the weekend and local media reported more heavy rains are expected to fall in Sao Paulo. (AP)


Severe flooding after heavy rains drowned much of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, February 10.

Various neighborhoods and cities in the Sao Paulo area were stranded atop their cars and homes as firefighters scrambled to airlift them to safety.

Local media reported more heavy rains are expected to fall in Sao Paulo through Monday. (REUTERS)
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