Articles tagged "rwanda weather"


Single lightning strike kills 16, injures 140 in Rwanda

16 people have been killed and 140 injured after a lightning hit Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The incident occurred in the town of Gihemvu in mountainous Nyaruguru District in the Southern Province, killing 14 victims on the...

March 11, 2018

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Several dead, at least 24 injured in devastating rainstorms, Rwanda

Starting on September 17, 2017, several provinces of Rwanda have been struck by severe storms and rain, causing major damage, taking several lives and forcing people out of their homes. The unfortunate event began at around 15:30 local time in provinces Nyamasheke,...

October 05, 2017


Heavy rains and landslides kill at least 53, destroy more than 500 homes in Rwanda

At least 53 people have been killed in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains on May 7 and 8 in Rwanda, local authorities reported Monday, May 9, 2016. The worst affected was Gakenke district, in the country's north, where downpours destroyed about 300...

May 09, 2016