Brazil landslides and massive flooding kills dozens

According to officials, 55 people are confirmed to have died, with another 74 missing in Rio Grande do Sul. Nearly 25,000 residents have been forced to leave their homes since the storms began last Saturday, and at least half a million people have been left without power and clean water. More than half of the 497 cities in the state have been affected by the storms, with roads and bridges destroyed in several areas.

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