Flood In Brazil-Photos

Heavy rains in northeastern Brazil caused torrential floods.

Brazil is in South America.

There were heavy rains in Central America too.

At least 44 people were killed and hundreds of people are still missing.

The flood damaged roads, bridges, rail tracks and buildings.

The entire town of Branquinha is badly damaged by the flood.

Below are some photos of the disaster from AP.

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a broken bridge stands in a swollen river after heavy rains in the city of Barreiros in Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Rescuers searched Wednesday for 600 people declared missing after torrential floods ripped through cities in northeastern Brazil. The death toll rose to 44 after three bodies were found overnight. (AP Photo/Antonio Cruz, Agencia Brasil)

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a collapsed bridge lays in a swollen river as flood waters fill the city of Barreiros in Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Antonio Cruz, Agencia Brasil)