Rio de Janeiro Brazil: death toll 28 from heavy rains, landslides

Posted on March 21, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported that the death toll as a result of heavy rains that occurred in Rio de Janeiro rose to 28, after it was confirmed desceso a person in Petrópolis, one of the neighborhoods most affected by landslides. Heavy rains that hit the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro far left 28 dead, four missing and at least four thousand victims, reported the online edition of the daily Folha de Sao Paulo. The Civil Defense of Rio de Janeiro said that in recent times confirmed the death of a person in Petrópolis, which account for 28 fatal victims of bad weather front that began last Sunday. Read Article

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