São Paulo coast affected by landslides, floods and services disrupted by rainfall

The cities of Ubatuba and Caraguatatuba are in a state of alert; Ilhabela and São Sebastião are also affected.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy rainfall on Thursday, December 30, left the cities of Ubatuba and Caraguatatuba, on the northern coast of the state of São Paulo, in a state of alert. There were floods in both municipalities, and in Ilhabela at least a landslide and essential services were compromised.

The Rio-Santos highway was blocked from late afternoon until 10:15 PM due to a landslide on the stretch between the Perequê Mirim neighborhood and Saco da Ribeira, in Ubatuba.

Rainfall was heavier in the center and south of the city. According to the Ubatuba City Hall, the . . .

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