South America floods

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Record flooding in Uruguay, northern Argentina, Paraguay and southern Brazil in late December killed at least six people and forced more than 150,000 to evacuate their homes, at least 130,000 of whom live in Paraguay. The floods were described as the worst to hit the region in 50 years.

As of press time, the flooding had been confined to the Quarai River in Uruguay, the Paraguay River in Paraguay and the Uruguay River in Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.

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Record flooding in Uruguay, northern Argentina, Paraguay and southern Brazil in late December killed at least six people and forced more than 150,000 to evacuate their homes, at least 130,000 of whom live in Paraguay. The floods were described as the worst to hit the region in 50 years.

As of press time, the flooding had been confined to the Quarai River in Uruguay, the Paraguay River in Paraguay and the Uruguay River in Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.