Bus passenger films harrowing drive through flooded street in Rio de Janeiro

A powerful rainstorm has battered Rio de Janeiro wreaking havoc across the city.

Footage captured from the inside of a bus on February 6 shows the vehicle struggling to navigate through a flooded road in the vicinity of Jacarepagua.

The heavy downpour flooded streets and swept away buses, killing at least five people in Brazil's second-largest city.