The demise toll from landslides attributable to heavy rains on the
coast of Brazil’s Sao Paulo state over the weekend has risen to 54,
as rescuers proceed to seek for dozens of lacking folks below
mountains of mud, officers confirmed, Trend studies citing
Rescue groups have recognized 13 minors among the many lifeless, the Sao
Paulo state authorities mentioned in a press release.
The municipalities of Sao Sebastiao, Ubatuba, Caraguatuatuba,
Ilhabela and Bertioga have been essentially the most severely affected by the
rainfall, which in lower than 24 hours was twice as heavy as
anticipated for all of February, marking a brand new document in Brazil.
The rains brought about landslides within the Serra do Mar mountain vary
alongside the coast, the place key vacationer resorts are situated, sweeping
away properties in poor neighborhoods on the hillsides, the place about
4,000 folks fled or misplaced their properties.
The catastrophe is concentrated in Vila do Sahy, essentially the most affected
neighborhood, situated subsequent to the unique seashores of Baleia and
Camburi, within the municipality of Sao Sebastiao.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva proposed this week to the
Sao Sebastiao mayor’s workplace the development of housing in flat
areas outdoors danger areas for individuals who have misplaced their properties.
In addition, Sao Paulo governor Tarcisio de Freitas proposed the
set up of a siren system, like that in different mountain areas
liable to landslides, because the phone warning system in use
was not efficient.