Victims of torrential rains in south-eastern Brazil were 5 people, another 15 received various injuries, the Associated Press reports citing local civil defense service.
In the mountainous region descended at least 20 major mud flows. This situation has forced more than 300 people from their homes. Authorities suspect that the victim list may expand as people could be under the rubble. To search in the disaster area are framed team handlers.
In the past year because of problems caused by heavy rains in Brazil has killed more than 900 people, about 14 thousand homeless.