Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
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Madagascar – The government of Madagascar has declared a national emergency after a week long flooding claimed the lives of 31 people and displaced more than 16,000 people. Flooding has inundated more than 10,000 homes. At least seven regions in the north of the country have been affected, with Boeny, Sofia and Alaotra Mangoro hardest hit.
Brazil – The death toll in the sever flooding in southeastern Brazil has risen to 58 with more than 40 000 people displaced. The worst-hit states are Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, where torrential downpours have wreaked havoc since late last week.