4 Dead After Storm Hits Rio De Janeiro

4 dead after storm hits Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO, Feb. 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Feb, 2023 ) --:At least four people, including a two-year-old girl, were killed after a severe storm triggered flooding and landslides in the Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro and its metropolitan area, authorities said Wednesday.

According to local disaster reduction authorities, the storm dumped an estimated 70 percent of February's rainfall on Tuesday night.

The city's mayor Eduardo Paes called on residents to stay put and avoid inundated areas.

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