•   
  •   

US News in Brazil, several deaths in floods caused by torrential rains

12:50  27 december  2021
12:50  27 december  2021 Source:   france24.com

Philippines: Typhoon Rai is nearly 100 dead and "colossal damage"

 Philippines: Typhoon Rai is nearly 100 dead and © Valery Ax More than 300,000 people fled their homes in the Philippines, where the Super Typhon Rai ravaged the archipelago and made 99 dead according to the latest official balance sheets. (Kate Hughes / AFP) An ever more devastating disaster. Nearly 100 people were killed in the Philippines during the most powerful Typhoon Ray, to hit the country this year , according to official counts published this Sunday, while the relief attempts to provide water and food to the devastated islands.

Un homme avance dans l'eau lors d'une inondation causée par de fortes pluies, à Itapetinga, dans l'État de Bahia, au Brésil, le 26 décembre 2021. © Manuella Luana, AFP A man advances in the water during a flood caused by heavy rains, at Itapetinga, in the state of Bahia, In Brazil, on December 26, 2021.

at least 18 people lost their lives since the beginning of November in the Brazilian state of Bahia, struck by torrential rains. Tens of thousands of people have also been displaced, announced on Sunday the local authorities. Sunday afternoon, the number of municipalities in an emergency has increased to 72, of which 58 are in crisis because of the floods.

A man found death in the bad weather that strike the state of Bahia, northeast of Brazil , with the number of deaths since early November in the region, where 58 municipalities were flooded and 35,000 people displaced, announced, Sunday, December 26, local authorities.

shortages: smaller fries at McDonald's in the United States

 shortages: smaller fries at McDonald's in the United States The Japanese branch of McDonald's, McDonald's Holdings Japan, announced Tuesday that she would suspend the sale of medium-sized fries and great for a week from Friday. because of the congestion in supply chains. The fast food chain faces potato delivery delays, the coronavirus pandemic have upset the logistics chains. Floods disturb deliveries of large floods near the Port of Vancouver in Canada, hence the company imports its potatoes, also disrupted deliveries.

The firefighters of Bahia confirmed the death of a 60-year-old man, who drowned in a river in the municipality of Aurelino Leal, in the south of the state.

In addition to these 18 deaths, two people remain missing, 19,580 have been displaced and 16 001 had to ask for a shelter, bringing about 35,000 the number of people hunted from their home by the climate phenomenon, according to the civil protection of Bahia (Sudec).

In addition, 286 people have been injured since the beginning of heavy rainfall in November, she added.

In total, it is estimated at 430,869 the number of people affected by these rains.

"A gigantic tragedy"

The critical situation has aggravated towards the end of the weekend. Sunday afternoon, the number of municipalities in an emergency has increased to 72, of which 58 are in crisis because of the floods, according to Sudec.

Philippines: On the devastated island of Bohol, the call using the Survivors of Typhon

 Philippines: On the devastated island of Bohol, the call using the Survivors of Typhon © AFP has U Middle of the ruins of his house, Concepcion Tumanda cries. "We do not have anything anymore," she launches, a few days after the devastating passage of Typhoon Rai on his Philippines Island . "The house is destroyed, everything is demolished", complains to the AFP Mrs. Tumanda, a resident of the city of Loboc, on the coast of Bohol Island, where the typhoon dumped torrential rains, Ripped with roofs and trees and spilled fishing boats.

The day before, the local authorities had reported 19 municipalities affected by floods.

"It's a gigantic tragedy. I do not have a memory of this dimension in the recent history of Bahia. The number of houses, streets and cities completely under the water is really terrifying," has Declared Governor Rui Costa, who flew over Sunday morning the affected areas in southern Bahia.

Since Saturday stands a joint operation between the federal state and the state of Bahia mobilizing staff, helicopters and equipment to come to the help of thousands of inhabitants trapped by floods, with the cooperation of other states such as Those of Minas Gerais, Sergipe, Espirito Santo and Sao Paulo.

Some roads have been interrupted or flooded in different parts of the state, some because of landlides of stone or land, according to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Bahia.

with AFP

Lead 1-Brazil-Bolsonaro hospitalized for abdominal pain but in a stable state .
Brazil-Bolsonaro / (Lead 1): Lead 1-Brazil-Bolsonaro hospitalized for abdominal pain but in a stable state (updated with details of The Hospital) Sao Paulo, January 3 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized Monday for intestinal occlusion but his condition is stable, according to a note broadcast by the hospital Vila Nova star of Sao Paulo, in which It is supported. "It is in a stable state, is being processed and its condition will be re-evaluated in the morning (...) A

usr: 0
This is interesting!