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Floods wash away highway in Brazil

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11:03, January 06, 2012

An aerial photograph shows a break in highway BR 356 that was washed away after several days of heavy rains swelled the Muriae River in Campos, 230 km (142 miles) northeast of Rio de Janeiro, Jan 5, 2012. Civil Defense officials said the 4,000 residents of the town are being evacuated, and they expect the flooding to continue for three to four months.(Photo/Agencies)
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