Brazilians battle rising flood waters

Waist-high waters threaten communities in Careiro da Varzea, one of worst hit areas in Amazonas state.

In Brazil, water levels on one of the Amazon’s main rivers are rising dangerously fast.

Some of the worst flooding in decades has forced many families from their homes.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo visits Careiro da Varzea, one of the worst hit areas in the northern Amazonas state.

Source: Al Jazeera