Flooded streets in Brazil
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Brazil floods and mudslides leave thousands displaced

At least 35 people have died and more than 30,000 have been displaced after weeks of heavy flooding in Brazil.

States of emergency have been declared in 60 towns in the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo.

The government said the worst affected state is Minas Gerais, where 16 people have died and 14,400 have been left homeless.

  • 07 Jan 2011