Powerful Floods Swallow Entire City Blocks Across Brazil

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Brazilian Cities Swallowed by Roiling Floods

  • 09/25/2013 11:59 AM EDT World

More than 50 Brazilian cities are in a state of emergency after severe floods washed across the country. An estimated 20,000 people were evacuated in the state of Santa Catarina alone with some cities, like Rio do Sul, losing entire city blocks to the roiling waters. Vast power outages have added to the problems.