Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds caused the Lake Albert to overflow in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, on May 2, 2020, damaging or destroying hundreds of homes.
Flooding affected the Djugu territory and the surrounding areas. Media reported damage to at least 100 residential properties, causing hundreds of people to flee their homes.
Huts and other houses along the shore were all destroyed, as well as several goods in shops and fishing equipment. Eight children were rescued from floodwaters, according to Kisembo Seleiman, head of the Ngbavi group.
Moderate rain is expected over the northern areas into Wednesday, May 7.
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