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Copacabana beach soaked by swelling seawater

2010-04-10 07:03:30 GMT2010-04-10 15:03:30 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People stand on a bench to keep clear from the swelling seawater at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 9, 2010. Sidewalk and the Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach were soaked because of the swelling of the seawater on Friday afternoon. (Xinhua/Agencia Estado)

A taxi runs on the seawater-flooded Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 9, 2010. Sidewalk and the Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach were soaked because of the swelling of the seawater on Friday afternoon. (Xinhua/Agencia Estado)

People run to escape from the swelling seawater at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 9, 2010. Sidewalk and the Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach were soaked because of the swelling of the seawater on Friday afternoon. (Xinhua/Agencia Estado)

Cyclists ride on the seawater-flooded Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 9, 2010. Sidewalk and the Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach were soaked because of the swelling of the seawater on Friday afternoon. (Xinhua/Agencia Estado)

Sidewalk and the Atlantic Avenue near the Copacabana beach were soaked because of the swelling of the seawater on Friday afternoon.

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