Death toll from Brazil flooding rises to 20

A member of the Navy helps transport items during flooding in Ilheus, located in Brazil's Bahia State, on December 27, 2021 (AFP/Camila SOUZA)

The death toll from heavy rain and flooding that has plagued the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia since November rose to 20 on Monday, amid incessant torrents that have displaced almost 63,000 people, authorities said. MORE