RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy rains are expected this turn of the year in the Southeast region of Brazil. The humid corridor that caused excessive rainfall in Tocantins and Bahia, where 20 people died in floods, is heading to Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, according to specialized news agency Metsul.com.
Weather models that forecast the floods in the Northeast and North of Brazil now project "a substantial increase in rainfall in the Southeast region, with higher volumes concentrated in Minas Gerais," it states.
The capital Belo Horizonte is expected to be the most affected, but . . .