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  • Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco hit by floods
  • State Governor: Many more people could be unaccounted for

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Downpours triggered floods and landslides, according to the Civil Defense.

Authorities in northeastern Brazil's Pernambuco state have said that at least 91 deaths have been confirmed from flooding over the weekend, with more two dozen people still missing.

Hundreds of state and federal rescue workers were searching for 26 people currently unaccounted for.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro flew over the affected area of Pernambuco's capital, Recife, and neighbouring areas.

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Speaking to reporters afterward, he said that landing in the helicopter wasn't possible due to the soaked soil.

He also noted the country has recently experienced similar disasters in the mountains above Rio de Janeiro, in southern Bahia state and in Minas Gerais state.

Experts say climate change contributes to more intense rainfall, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has classified Recife's metropolitan region as one of the world's most vulnerable cities.

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