The water hasn’t stopped rising in Rondônia. The Madeira River is surpassing historic levels almost daily, and on February 24th it reached the mark of 18.43 meters, the most major flood registered since 1997.
Moradores enfrentam ruas completamente alagadas no bairro Triângulo, um dos mais afetados pela cheia do rio Madeira em Porto Velho, Rondônia. Na região metropolitana de Porto Velho, o número de famílias removidas de suas casas passa de 1,8 mil. O estado sofre com a maior cheia já registrada no Rio Madeira, que atingiu 18,43 metros no último dia 24. © GREENPEACE / Lunae Parracho
3 March 2014 at 15:16 (Updated on 14 September 2020 at 11:42)
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