Floods and landslides in Brazil (46 photos)

At least 600 people were killed in landslides and floods caused by severe tropical rains in the southeast of Brazil.




Beat the elements most strongly affected the Brazilian city of Teresopolis, Nova Friburgo and Petropolis.
Streets Teresopolis January 13, 2011. (Photo by Bruno Domingos | Reuters)



The rains left without electricity for tens of thousands of homes, mudslides cut short telephone cables and buried the dozens of homes.

Downtown Franco da Rocha, 35 km from São Paulo, January 12, 2011. (Photo: ANP)



"There are so many missing. And more of those who will never find "- says a local resident Teresopolis. "It was hell. We have never seen ».

City Teresopolis January 13, 2011. (Photo: ANP)




Downtown Franco da Rocha, 35 km from São Paulo, January 12, 2011. (Photo: ANP)


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