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Residents cross a street affected by a landslide in Teresopolis January 12, 2011
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Open quoteI've only ever seen this before on television. It's like a horror film. Houses, cars were carried away by torrents of water. It was terrifying.Close quote

  • a Brazilian woman who gave only her first name, describing a scene of flooding and mudslides in Serrana, a mountain region north of Rio de Janeiro; heavy tropical rains have claimed the lives of at least 250 people
Photo: Luiza Garcia / Reuters | Source: AFP