In a statement made by the Sao Paulo state authorities, it was reported that the death toll in the flood disasters that have been effective since February 18 has increased to 54.
It was noted that in the province, where search and rescue efforts continue, military helicopters also provide support to find missing persons.
In a statement made on February 21 from the National Meteorological Institute, it was announced that the expected precipitation during February fell in the state in 24 hours, and it was stated that the damage was great.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva visited the disaster area on February 21 and made an aerial survey by helicopter.
It was announced that 1,815 people were left homeless in floods and landslides, and 3 thousand people were evacuated from the disaster area.