5/28, 10:00 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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30 confirmed dead in heavy rains in Brazil

At least 30 people have died in Brazil on Saturday after heavy rainfall triggered mudslides in the northeastern area of the country, according to local officials.

Of the known deaths caused by the intense rainfall, 28 were confirmed in the state of Pernambuco, while the other two were seen in Alagoas.

The storm, which has been wreaking havoc since Tuesday, has already forced the evacuation of some 760 people in Pernambuco alone, according to Civil Defense data.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NL