Death toll from downpours in Brazil rises to 46, more rain expected
The death toll from heavy rains that devastated coastal areas of Brazil's southeastern Sao Paulo state rose to 46 on Tuesday, with more precipitation expected. The city of Sao Sebastiao bore the brunt of the human toll, with 45 of the reported deaths. Massive rainfall has caused landslides and flooding, displacing almost 2,500 people. Rescue work is ongoing, according to the Sao Paulo state government.