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Deadly Mudslides Sweep Through Portugal
Rescue workers dig frantically to free cars and homes buried under heaps of caked mud in Madeira, Portugal, after flash floods and mudslides tore through the popular tourist destination.
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Swept Away

Firefighters use a boat in a flooded street in Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20 2010. Heavy rain caused flash floods all around the Portuguese island.

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Swept Away

A man is helped while trying to cross a flooded street in Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.

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Swept Away

A man works to clear a street littered by floodwaters in Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.

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Swept Away

People look on as mud and water rush down a street in Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.

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Swept Away

Muddy water rushes through downtown Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.

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Swept Away

Debris brought by floods litter the water in the port of Funchal, the Madeira Island's capital, Saturday, Feb. 20 2010.

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Deadly Mudslides Sweep Through Portugal

Rescue workers dig frantically to free cars and homes buried under heaps of caked mud in Madeira, Portugal, after flash floods and mudslides tore through the popular tourist destination.

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