Rio de Janeiro suffered from a heavy rainfall

The downpour, followed by a squally wind and thunderstorm, hit the city of Rio de Janeiro. According to the estimates of meteorological services, in various parts of the city fell from 119% to 150% of the monthly rainfall.

In the Barra area, for an hour from 23:45 to 0:45 the water level rose by 12 cm. A strong wind knocked down many trees in the center of the city. It is reported that damage to several cars. Fallen trees also damaged the power lines, which led to the shutdown of electricity in several microdistricts.

The city authorities recommended that residents do not leave the house without extreme necessity.

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