Wednesday, February 22, 2012


Flood in Acre -- photo by Sérgio Vale
Flood in Acre -- photo by Sérgio Vale

Imagens aéreas da alagação do Rio Acre no bairro Taquari, periferia de Rio Branco (Sérgio Vale/Secom)
The Taquari neighborhood in Rio Branco -- photo by Sérgio Vale

[UPDATE: View more spectacular new flood photos here and here.]

At 9 am this morning the water level reached 17.45 meters in Rio Branco and it is still rising. The all-time record is 17.66 meters. Expectations are that a new record high will occur in the next days.

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