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Heavy rains kill at least 31 people and cause emergency in 277 Brazilian municipalities News

The Brazilian states of Bahia and Minas Gerais have declared a state of emergency in 277 municipalities in the region, with heavy rains hitting the region, killing at least 31 people, officials said Sunday.

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In Bahia, 25 people were killed, 517 were injured and 661,508 were injured, according to information provided by municipal councils in conjunction with the Superintendent of Civil Defense and Defense (Sudek). In addition, an estimated 32,594 people lost their homes due to floods or landslides. A further 57,451 people have been displaced.

In the region, at least 163 cities have been hit by a series of hurricanes, 151 of which are under emergency, and are considered by the state government to be part of the worst rainfall in December since 1989.

Therefore, the warning continues and areas such as Mado Verde, Rio Bardo de Minas and Portierinha, more than a hundred municipalities north of the Tokandins, Goas and Minas Gerais, are being closely monitored by civil defense officials prior to the river disaster. Overflowing.

Precisely in Minas Gerais, Civil Defense its latest updated bulletin found six deaths, 3,114 homeless people and 13,117 displaced people; Of these, 124 cities affected by recent storms, mainly in the north of the state, have been declared emergency.

The scene has also spread to the state of S பாo Paulo, and the threat of heavy rain is alarming. The state government has announced that a special committee will work to reduce the impact of the storm.



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There are more than 12,000 specialists from the fire brigade and the state’s Department of Civil Defense to work in all parts of Sao Paulo.

Araçatuba, Baixada Santista, Barretos, Campinas, Franca, Ribeirão Preto, Sao José do Rio Preto, Sorocaba, Vale do Paraiba, North Coast and metropolitan areas of the capital receive special attention with forecasts up to 120 mm. Rain for a day.



In Araraquara, Bauru, Itapeva, Marília, Presidente Prudente and Vale do Ribeira, the weather forecast will be up to 90 mm daily.

According to experts, this situation is related to the atmospheric phenomenon known as the South Atlantic Concentration Zone (ZCAS).

The event is described by the Brazilian National Weather Service (INME) as a humid path extending from the Northeast to the South Atlantic.