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Six dead and more than 73,000 people evicted from their homes by heavy rains in several states of Brazil


This situation occurs after 128 people died last month due to storms in impoverished Pernambuco.

Six people have died and more than 73,000 have been evicted from their homes due to the heavy rains that hit several states in Brazil, according to G1.

In Alagoas, in the northeast of the country, 56 municipalities decreed an emergency situationand it was in this state that the six people lost their lives.

Furthermore, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte at least seven municipalities are in a state of public calamity.

In Pernambuco a total of 64,000 People have been affected by the rains. It was in this state of the impoverished Northeast that, in late May and early June, 128 people lost their lives due to floods, landslides and house collapses caused by the rains.

That tragedy was considered the second largest recorded in this state due to the total number of victims. In addition to the dead, more than 9,300 people lost their homes.

The National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet) warns that this July in the northeast of the country it will rain above average.


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