Floods continue to wreak havoc in Kenya, 72 people dead
Floods continue to wreak havoc in Kenya, 72 people dead

Nairobi: 34 people have died due to floods and landslides caused by continuous heavy rains in western Kenya. According to Kenya Home Minister Fred Matiangi, about 17 people have died due to landslides in Takmal area of Pokot Central District. At the same time, 12 people have been killed due to landslides in Parua and Tapach villages in South Pokot.

According to Western Okot County Commissioner Okello, two rivers were flooded, after which the situation became uncontrollable. A car between Katale and Lodwar also got flooded, after which 5 other people also lost their lives. Flood situation has arisen in East Africa due to more rain than usual. More than 1 million people of East Africa have been affected by this flood. Properties worth crores have been damaged. Within the last one month, 72 people have died in the incidents caused by rain.

Mausam scientists say that in many areas of Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya, there is a possibility of continuous rain for 4 to 6 weeks. This rain in November has become a cause of trouble for the people. On normal days, there is not much rain in this month.

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