Brazil Heavy Rains Kill People

Published January 12th, 2022 - 11:45 GMT

Brazil has been hit with a heavy rains in the state of Minas Gerais and led to the death of at least 10 people in two days, an official report stated on Tuesday.

The report also warned of further, more devastating downpours in the region.

Ten people were killed, including an 11-year-old girl, due to heavy rains, flooding, and landslides, according to the State Coordinator of Civil Defense.

Since the heavy rains started at the beginning of October, 19 have lost their lives in the southeastern Brazilian state. Ten more were killed Saturday when a large rock fragment broke free of a ravine and plunged onto four tourist boats in Furnas Lake, AFP reported.

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Heavy rains in Brazil

A man walks as in the muddy water during the receding of the flood in Brazilian municipality of Raposos, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 11, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

A man carries a matress after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022.(Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

People clean a street after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022. The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

A man wades through the water as he removes belongings from his house in the flooded Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 10, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

Aerial view showing a flood on January 10, 2022 in the Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in southeastern Brazil. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

People wade through the water as they remove belongings from their homes in the flooded Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 10, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

General view taken as the flood recedes in Brazilian municipality of Raposos, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 11, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil

A man cleans a supermarket shelf after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022. The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)

Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
Heavy rains in Brazil
A man walks as in the muddy water during the receding of the flood in Brazilian municipality of Raposos, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 11, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
A man carries a matress after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022.(Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
People clean a street after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022. The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
A man wades through the water as he removes belongings from his house in the flooded Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 10, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
Aerial view showing a flood on January 10, 2022 in the Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in southeastern Brazil. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
People wade through the water as they remove belongings from their homes in the flooded Brazilian municipality of Juatuba, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 10, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
General view taken as the flood recedes in Brazilian municipality of Raposos, located in the state of Minas Gerais, on January 11, 2022, after extremely heavy rain has fallen in recent days in the southeastern part of the country. (Photo by Douglas MAGNO / AFP)
Heavy rains in Brazil
A man cleans a supermarket shelf after a flood in Raposos, Mina Gerais state, Brazil, on January 11, 2022. The heavy rains over the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais left thousands of victims and caused the death of ten people between Sunday and Monday, according to an official report revealed this Tuesday, which warns of more intense rainfall in that region. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)