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Deadly flash floods sweep through Kampala, Uganda

At least two people died after flash floods swept through the city of Kampala, Uganda, this week. Heavy rains began around September 8, leading to inundations that disrupted traffic and trapped a number of people in a collapsed building. The police recovered two...

September 17, 2020

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6 dead, 5 000 displaced as heavy rains continue to flood Uganda

At least six people died and 5 000 were displaced as intense rains continue to flood parts of Uganda, local authorities confirmed on Sunday, May 3, 2020. In the western region, severe flooding affected parts of the Isingiro District from May 1, including the...

May 04, 2020

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32 000 displaced by ongoing rains in Kenya, flooding and mudslide death toll rises to 29

Ongoing rains in Kenya continue to cause widespread and damaging floods in the western and eastern counties, displacing as many as 32 000 people so far since March 2020, according to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). The death toll from massive mudslides and...

April 28, 2020

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Widespread flooding and landslides continue battering Uganda

Heavy downpour continues affecting Uganda since Saturday, December 6, 2019, destroying hundreds of homes and forcing over 1 000 people to evacuate. The severe weather has led to widespread flooding and landslides, destroying nearly 20 bridges on several roads....

December 14, 2019

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At least 47 dead or missing after new wave of landslides hit Uganda

7 people are confirmed dead and more than 40 others are missing after a new wave of landslides hit Ugandaon December 3, 2019. Locals said at least 47 people were buried in Namasa and Naposhi villages in Bushika Sub-county, Naroko village in Bunabutiti sub-county,...

December 05, 2019

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349 households destroyed by floods and landslides in Uganda

Continuous heavy rainfall since around the middle of 2019 has led to widespread floods and landslides in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts, Uganda. Red Cross Bundibugyo branch said on November 29, 2019, that over 4 000 people have been affected, and a total of 349...

November 29, 2019

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Persistent heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Uganda, at least 6 dead

Incessant heavy rain across Uganda has led to more flooding and landslides, killing at least 6 people in rain-related incidents since October 30, 2019. 4 500 people have been displaced, 950 houses schools were damaged, as well as roads and bridges. In the Eastern...

November 06, 2019

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Severe hailstorm destroys 500 homes in Namutumba, Uganda

Hailstorms ruined around 500 residential properties, leaving thousands of residents homeless across eight parishes in Namutumba District, Uganda, reports said on September 25, 2019. The parishes were Budunda, Mpumiro, Nalubabwe, Kizuba, Nakawano, Namuseno,...

September 27, 2019

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Severe floods hit Uganda, claiming at least 5 lives

Flash floods caused by torrential rains result in 5 casualties in Eastern Uganda's Bulambuli district on August 28 and 29, 2019. The storms triggered the swelling of a river that swept away the victims who were reportedly buried under mud. "Relatives of the...

August 30, 2019

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Multiple landslides hit Uganda, leaving 5 dead, dozens missing

Multiple landslides caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead and dozens missing in Uganda's Bududa District on June 4 and 5, 2019. The rains started around during the late afternoon hours (LT) on June 4, causing multiple landslides over the next couple...

June 05, 2019

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18 killed and over 100 injured as severe hailstorm hits Uganda

At least 18 people have been killed and over 100 injured as severe hailstorm hit Uganda's Buyende and Kamuli districts late April 22, 2019. The storm hit several villages, including Nakabembe, Kabugidho, Nfumagani, Kidera and Itamya, destroying homes and crops....

April 24, 2019

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800 farmers suffer extensive crop loss after hailstorm wreaks havoc across 6 villages, Uganda

More than 800 farmers in Ugandan Buwunga Sub-county suffered extensive crop loss after severe storm accompanied by strong winds and huge amounts of hail swept over six villages on September 15, 2018. According to Daily Monitor, residents said the storm began at...

September 18, 2018

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Lightning strike claims 18 lives, injures 50 people in Uganda

A lightning strike at a primary school in western Uganda has killed 18 students and injured 50. Lightning hit Runyanya primary school in Kiryandongo district, about 225 km northwest of Kampala, killing 15 girls and three boys yesterday, police spokeswoman Judith...

June 29, 2011