Olympic broadcasting building flooded as ocean swell swamps street along Rio’s Copacabana beach

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Waves up to 4.6 metres high washed onto Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday, July 30. The waves hit the Olympic Broadcast Services building on the waterfront, passed over the sidewalk and submerged the street. The Brazilian navy issued a warned of the expected swells over the weekend. A crew from NBC news that was due to broadcast live from the beach on Saturday reportedly had a structure damaged.

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