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Brazil heavy rain death toll rises to 91

Residents in Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco were bracing for more days of heavy rain after at least 91 people were killed as downpours triggered floods and landslides, according to the Civil Defense. A further 26 people are…

Heavy rain kills 56 in northeast Brazil

At least 56 people have died in Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco amid heavy rains over the weekend, according to the state's civil defense forces. An additional 56 people are missing and at least 25 are injured, Brazil's…

Subtropical Cyclone batters Uruguay and Brazil

Uruguay has been hit by strong winds and high waves as a subtropical cyclone swept through the South American nation. A 23-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on his house amid gusts of 98km/h (61mph) in the capital, Montevideo.…