2019-04-09: On Tuesday (09 April) there were flash floods after heavy rainfalls in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Multiple roads have been flooded. Particularly affected are the southern districts of Copacobana, Ipanema and Leblon as well as several favelas. Several people have died and at least one person is still missing. There have also been power outages in some parts of the city.
Further floods, flash floods, and landslides are to be expected due to ongoing rainfalls. (Air) traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution near mountainsides and rivers.