Southern Malawi hit by severe flooding, leaving four dead and three missing

Southern Malawi hit by severe flooding, leaving four dead and three missing

Severe flooding caused extensive damage to southern Malawi over that past couple of days, resulting in the deaths of at least four people and leaving three others missing, according to local authorities. The heavy rainfall on led to flooding in Blantyre and Chiradzulu District Councils, causing significant damage to roads, bridges, houses, and other properties.

Widespread flooding hits Central Region of Malawi, including capital Lilongwe

Widespread flooding hits Central Region of Malawi, including capital Lilongwe

Torrential rains since Monday, February 24, 2020, have led to widespread flooding in the Central Region of Malawi, including capital city Lilongwe. Local police reported four fatalities on Wednesday, February 26, due to weather-related incidents. Streets of Lilongwe…

TC Idai death toll rises to 63, severe flash floods hit KwaZulu-Natal

TC Idai death toll rises to 63, severe flash floods hit KwaZulu-Natal

The death toll from the floods produced by extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" rose to 63 and the number of affected people to nearly 1 million on March 13, 2019. Heavy rain has also affected South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal, claiming lives of at…

At least 56 dead, 115 000 affected as severe floods hit Malawi

At least 56 dead, 115 000 affected as severe floods hit Malawi

Heavy rains and floods have affected most parts of the Southern Region in Malawi, following the formation of a tropical disturbance over the Mozambique Channel earlier in the week. At least 13 districts have been impacted, with Nsanje and Phalombe hardest hit, UN…

Rivers overflow in Malawi, flooding hundreds of homes and killing 6

Rivers overflow in Malawi, flooding hundreds of homes and killing 6

Six people have been confirmed dead in central Malawi on Sunday, December 17, 2017, after heavy rains that started on Friday caused severe floods. More than 200 homes were affected and over 1 000 people left homeless. Heavy rains also hit the country's north…