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Petrópolis counts 176 dead and 165 missing after 6 days of rain (Update 1)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro state Civil Defense announced that after a 6-day storm, Petrópolis totals 176 deaths; 165 people are still missing, according to the Civil Police. The weather forecast indicated a 90% chance of 30 mm of rain for Sunday.

Since Tuesday, 259 mm of rain has been recorded, an average of 43 mm per hour.

The Petrópolis City Hall urged the city's residents to avoid leaving . . .

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