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Flash floods and landslides kill 24 in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

March 4, 2020: At least 23 people have been killed and more than 30 others are missing due to flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

At least 18 people died in Sao Paulo, the worst affected area.

Rescuers are still searching for 25 people who have been missing in the cities of Guaruja, Santos and Sao Vicente.

Landslides have washes away several ouses and displaced around 200 people in Guaruja Muniipality.

The flooding and landslides in Brazil in January this year killed around 70 people. The worst natural calamities occurred in the states of Minas Gerais, EspĂ­rito Santo and Rio de Janeiro.