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VIDEO - Shocking scenes: Downpour in Brazil leaves city in chaos

Authorities in Rio de Janeiro declare a state of crisis after torrential rainfall floods parts of the city.

The deluge leaves cars, buses and local residents stranded, as streets turned into murky rivers.

Torrential rains had killed at least 19 people on the outskirts of Sao Paulo on Friday.

The flooding comes on the heels of two years of drought that caused severe water shortages in the city.

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