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Portugal to mourn Madeira victims

Portugal is to announce three days of national mourning following the devastating floods that killed 42 people on Madeira.

Officials say the announcement will be made at an emergency cabinet meeting convened to discuss the crisis.

Search teams are continuing to look for victims amid debris, after mud and rock swept through towns on Saturday.

Jon Brain reports.


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