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Brazilians struggle with loss and despair as worst rainfall in 80 years kills over 100 | IN PICS

Brazil's southern state of Rio Grande do Sul is witnessing its worst rainfall in 80 years which has killed 107 people so far, with 136 missing and over 165,000 displaced. More rains are forecast in the coming days, raising fears that water levels will rise further as rescue operations continue.

aveek-banerjee Edited By: Aveek Banerjee @AveekABanerjee [Published on: May 10, 2024 13:20 IST]
  • An aerial picture shows flooded houses in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul.
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    An aerial picture shows flooded houses in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul.
  • A drone view shows the flooded neighbourhood of Mathias Velho in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul.
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    A drone view shows the flooded neighbourhood of Mathias Velho in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul.
  • A man climbs a gate to access a house in a flooded area in Rio Grande do Sul.
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    A man climbs a gate to access a house in a flooded area in Rio Grande do Sul.
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  • People tour Iguazu Falls, which are currently at full water capacity due to the rains in southern Brazil
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    People tour Iguazu Falls, which are currently at full water capacity due to the rains in southern Brazil
  • A drone shot shows a cargo plane at the flooded Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre.
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    A drone shot shows a cargo plane at the flooded Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre.
  • A view of flooded streets in Canoas, in Rio Grande do Sul.
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    A view of flooded streets in Canoas, in Rio Grande do Sul.
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  • A drone shows flooded streets at the centre of Porto Alegre.
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    A drone shows flooded streets at the centre of Porto Alegre.
  • A volunteer takes care of a dog rescued from a flood-hit city and sheltered at a university.
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    A volunteer takes care of a dog rescued from a flood-hit city and sheltered at a university.
  • Evacuated people take refuge at a gym-turned-shelter in Guaiba, Rio Grande do Sul.
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    Evacuated people take refuge at a gym-turned-shelter in Guaiba, Rio Grande do Sul.
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  • A rescue team works outside a flooded hospital in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.
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    A rescue team works outside a flooded hospital in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.
  • A woman is evacuated from her flooded home in Humaita, in Porto Alegre.
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    A woman is evacuated from her flooded home in Humaita, in Porto Alegre.
  • Evacuees ride in a tractor after their homes were flooded at Eldorado do Sul, in Rio Grande do Sul.
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    Evacuees ride in a tractor after their homes were flooded at Eldorado do Sul, in Rio Grande do Sul.
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  • Three members of a family react as they embrace while in a shelter after floods in Rio Grande do Sul.
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    Three members of a family react as they embrace while in a shelter after floods in Rio Grande do Sul.
  • A rescued citizen reacts while being evacuated in a bus from a flooded area in Brazil.
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    A rescued citizen reacts while being evacuated in a bus from a flooded area in Brazil.
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