Rain hampers Brazil flood rescue

BBC: Emergency crews in Brazil are struggling to reach areas affected by deadly mudslides and floods because of renewed rainfall. Officials say more than 500 people are known to have died in the floods - the country's worst in decades. Local media reported rescuers had to reach worst-hit areas on foot because vehicles cannot cross blocked roads. Mountainous areas north of Rio de Janeiro have been hit by the heaviest downpours in 44 years. The rain caused rivers of mud to rush down the mountains......

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