Massive floods lash Northern Brazil, state of emergency declared
March 04, 2015
Torrential rains have triggered massive floods in the city of Rio Branco located in Acre valley of northern Brazil. Incessant downpour led Acre River to swell above the danger levels, leaving over 40 districts of Rio Branco inundated.
Over 75,000 people have been affected by the flood, who were forced to move out of their homes. Rescue operations are underway and looking at the grave situation, federal government has also released funds of $859,000.
In wake of inclement weather conditions,...