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Voice of America 10 Feb 2020

Stranded Brazilian Commuters Rescued From Car Roofs After Heavy Flooding

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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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