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Civil Defense updates the number of incidents recorded due to rain in Petrópolis to 366 | Petrópolis

366 incidents affected the municipality.Photo: Reproduction

Published 03/23/2024 16:44

Petropolis – The Civil Defense of Petrópolis updated, at 4:10 pm this Saturday (23), to 366 the number of incidents recorded due to the rains that hit the municipality since Thursday, 238 of which were landslides. According to the Fire Department, four deaths were recorded, one boy, one man and two women, all in Independência. Another nine people were rescued alive, in Independência and Caxambu.

All of the municipality’s support points located in the first and second districts have been open since last Thursday night to receive people who live in risk areas or who feel unsafe in their homes. The other support points, located in the third, fourth and fifth districts, remain on alert due to the low rainfall recorded in the regions.

Highest accumulated in the last 24 hours: (03/23 – 3:50 pm)
– Chácara Flora – Geo: 241.6 mm (CEMADEN BR)
– Cel Veiga: 233.4 mm (INEA)
– Morin: 231.0 mm (INEA)
– LNCC: 229.5 mm (INEA)
– Independence2: 221.4 (CEMADEN BR)

Civil Defense reinforces that the population in risk areas remains alert, and above all, that they do not remain in closed areas. Avoid flooded areas and pay attention to signs of landslides. In case of emergency, call 199.

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