Heavy Rains In Brazil Kill At Least 31 People; Schools Open As Shelter
At least 29 individuals were killed by landslides caused by torrential rains in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco on May 28. Two individuals perished after being carried away in river floods in Alagoas, Brazil. Flooding has caused over 1,000 individuals to flee their homes. The city of Recife has opened schools to assist the homeless people. 33 municipalities in Alagoas have announced a state of emergency.