In Brazil, floods killed eight people

At least eight people were killed in the floods caused by heavy rains in northeastern Brazil. More than 500 people were made homeless.

As reported Sunday Civil Defense of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, heavy rain began in the region on Friday and lasted all weekend. According to the service GO, as of Sunday evening in the state of Pernambuco, registered more than 30 slides.

Rivers burst their banks and flooded residential areas in four cities.

Element has damaged the state capital, the city of Recife, where the streams of rainwater uprooted trees and brought down power transmission towers.

The amount of damage suffered and information about specified.

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