Heavy rains have caused flooding in the suburban area north of the famous city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Flood certainly followed by a series of landslides. They were the cause of death of a Brazilian and forced more than 200 people to leave their damaged homes.
Rainfall, for a day at the settlement struck Seremo 50 km from Rio, was about 216 mm, which could not lead to flooding, especially when soils and mountainous terrain of the area. In the Rio de Janeiro and in adjacent locations in the continuing downpours announcement warning of the danger. In addition, the administration of Rio continuously monitors the situation on the coast in the area of Angra dos Reis, which is a popular holiday destination in the summer holidays in the Southern Hemisphere.
Destinations are notorious for landslides and emerging during the rainy mud flows, which in the last couple of years, had to carry away hundreds of people. Greatest risk of such natural disasters have poorer areas people living in slums in the hills.