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2020 Brazilian Floods 

In January 2020, Subtropical Storm Kurumi generated heavy rainstorms across the Southeastern Region of Brazil, driving intense floods and mudslides throughout the area. The states of Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro were hit particularly hard. Use this app to visualize the extent of disturbance throughout the region before and after the subtropical storm event.


UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN SDGs help to guide analysis and policy to achieve a safer, more equal world by 2030. Flooding events relate directly to SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) and SDG 13 (Climate Action). For more information on the SDGs, visit

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