UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — On Saturday, Brazilian authorities announced that 11 people had died as a result of heavy rains and floods in southeastern Brazil.
The Associated Press quoted civil defense officials as saying that two people were killed, on Saturday, in the city of Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais state, while 9 people were killed, Friday, by floods and torrential rains.
More rains are expected in the same state, as well as in other regions of the country, including Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
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