Monitoring Emergencies: Brazil - 03/14/2016

21 dead due to floods and landslides in the region of São Paulo: A rainstorm and subsequent flooding has affected the metropolitan region of São Paulo in São Paulo state since March 12, 2016. At least 21 deaths, as well as dozens of injured were reported by authorities. Some of the deaths and injuries resulted from landslides in the municipalities of Mairiporã and Itapevi and the city of Francisco Morato. (M: RPP)