Brazilian flooding, landslide death toll rises to 146

Residents and rescue workers clear debris looking for victims after deadly landslides in Petropolis, Brazil, February 18, 2022. (Photo: CFP)

The death toll from a series of landslides and floods caused by heavy rains on Tuesday in the Brazilian city of Petropolis in Rio de Janeiro State has risen to 146, with 165 people still unaccounted for, local authorities reported on Saturday.