Landslide in Petropolis
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Brazil rains spark deadly landslides

19 March 2013 Last updated at 17:25 GMT

At least 16 people have been killed in landslides in a mountainous area north of Rio de Janeiro, after heavy rains.

The landslides hit the city of Petropolis, about 40 miles (65km) north of Rio, after a river burst its banks and flooded the city centre.

BBC Weather's Ben Rich has more details.