In southern Brazil because of rains declared emergency mode

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 1. In the 10 cities of the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina because of heavy rains obyavlen emergency mode.

As RIA "News", the verse zastronula more than 50 cities in the state.

Heavy rain, held in the region in the past two days, soprovozhdallsya hurricane wind and hail, which broke windows and roofs of houses.

As a result, affected 235 thousand inhabitants. 3 thousand 742 people homeless, one hurt.

Recall that in February, more than 900 people were killed in landslides and floods that hit the January 11-12, mountainous areas of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.

Only in Nova Friburgo 426 people are considered dead. In neighboring Teresopolis found the bodies of 379 victims of the disaster.

Authority of municipalities affected by the heavy rains and landslides, have compiled a list of 35 thousand families who lost their homes or forced to move to other areas because of the danger of new landslides.

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