Emirates News Agency – Death toll from torrential rains in Brazil rises to 57

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 30 / WAM / The death toll from the mudslides and torrential rains caused by the torrential rains that swept through several neighborhoods and towns in northeast Brazil stands at at least 57 people, 56 of whom are missing.

As of Sunday afternoon, at least 56 people had died in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, another person died in the neighboring state of Alagoas and another 56 people were missing in Pernambuco, the Federal Service said. Civil Defence, in charge of emergency management. on Twitter.

It should be noted that Brazil is experiencing a fourth major flood in five months.

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Wm/ Dina Omar

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