President Bolsonaro again urges Brazilians to save power

President Jair Bolsonaro once again called on Brazilians to save electricity amid a worsening of the situation in hydroelectric plants caused by the drought.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During his weekly live stream on social networks on Thursday night, August 26, the president classified the current energy crisis as a "serious problem."

"The problem is serious. I am appealing to you at home right now. I am sure that you can turn off a light now. I am urging you to do this. This way you will be helping save energy and save water in hydroelectric plants," he said.

The much lower than expected rainfall volume in recent months, compared to last year, has left hydroelectric reservoirs in Brazil's center-south region at . . .

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