At least 11 residents of the southern state of Brazil have been killed and 20 people are missing as a result of the storm.
The storm hit large areas of the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and left many casualties and damage.
Media sources reported that the Brazilian authorities issued a warning about the risk of landslides in the southern regions of this Latin American country.
According to Press TV, the Brazilian relief forces in the southern state of “Rio Grande do Sul” conducted several thousand relief operations to help the storm victims on Friday and Saturday.
According to officials, as a result of the storm in southern Brazil, at least 11 people were killed and 20 people were missing, and power outages, landslides and floods were also reported in 40 places.
As a result of the storm that occurred as a result of heavy rain on Friday, a total of 2,330 people were evacuated, 602 people became homeless and more than 500,000 people lost electricity.
Eduardo Leit, the governor of Brazil’s southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, said the top priority was to find the missing and rescue those who may still be stranded by the floods.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva also reacted to the storm in the south of the country and announced that the central and federal government of Brazil “fully supports” all the people affected by the storm.