At least five dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro

A fallen tree is seen after heavy rains in Barra da Tijuca neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s second-largest city, awoke to scenes of chaos on Thursday after thrashing wind and rain whipped through neighborhoods, felling trees, flooding streets and sweeping away buses in a storm that killed at least five people. Some of Rio’s most iconic neighborhoods, including tourist hot-spots like Ipanema and […]

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