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The death toll from floods in southern Brazil has risen to 39.

The death toll from floods in southern Brazil has risen to 39.

The death toll from devastating floods in southern Brazil has risen to 39, with another 68 missing.

Previously, 29 dead and 60 missing were reported.

“The government of Rio Grande do Sul confirmed that 39 people were killed, 68 missing and 74 injured due to the storms,” ​​local media reported.

As noted, 32 thousand people were left homeless. In total, 265 municipalities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul have been affected so far.


Heavy rainfall began in Brazil’s southernmost state on the border with Uruguay on Monday. Amid unfavorable forecasts, a delegation led by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva arrived in the region, the administration of the Brazilian leader previously announced.