The World Cup is set to begin on Thursday; however, flooding across the southern state of Parana has reached the host city of Curitiba.
According to the Associated Press, the flooding has not affected any World Cup preparations.
The civil defense department of Brazil's Parana state said that 132 cities have been flooded and more than 13,000 people have had to evacuate their homes.
An aerial shot of Iguazu Falls shows flood waters pouring through the region. (DAJ/Thinkstock)
The Iguazu and Parana rivers reached historic levels leading to record flow over the world famous Iguazu Falls, closing parts of the popular tourist attraction.
Dry weather is expected across the region through Friday, before another cold front brings rain to the Curitiba over the weekend.
The front is expected to clear the area before the first scheduled match in Curitiba between Iran and Nigeria on Monday.
The current flooding and the next round of rain over the weekend could lead to travel disruptions for World Cup fans arriving ahead of the scheduled matches in southern cities of Porto Alegre and Curitiba.
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It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Rain will spread over much of the northeastern U.S. into the weekend, but persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic.
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