Heavy rains cause havoc in Malawi

A life has been lost in Malawi central district of Kasungu while many others have been left homeless in other parts of the country following a heavy storm that hit some parts of the country Thursday, October 29, 2015.

Heavy down pour

Heavy down pour

Kasungu National Park An Investigation Officer Edson Chitali has confirmed that Sydney Mkungula, who was working as a driver at the Park died due to loss of blood after a roof of a house he was staying in collapsed on him due to the heavy storm.

Nyas Times understands that the storm has also left over 20 families in the district destitute as their houses, food and property has been destroyed.

In the Northern district of Mzimba reports reaching Nyasa Times show that at least 20 people have been injured while over 50 houses destroyed, and the hailstorm has not spared government institutions.

Some of the affected infrastructure is Kafukula Police Unit, Kafukula Secondary School and Kafukula Clinic, both the Ward Councillor Tobias Mvula and Mbelwa District Council Disaster Manager Thom Munthali have confirmed, adding that the families are in dire need of immediate assistance.

Unconfirmed reports say that in Thyolo, office of the Head Teacher and school blocks at Mphedzu have also been destroyed.

Some parts of the country experienced heavy rains on Thursday while others like Blantyre had heavy rains on Friday.

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wanangwa
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i dont blv if our stupid president he isgoing to do anything abt this isue.we zeleza iwe wapulika ivo vachitika longolapo nkhongono tione.fuck you peter ndope iwe

Kenn
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On Map it is written Kafukula go to google Map. May God forgive us do not punish us bcoz of this weaked Mthalika. Just give us the much needed Rain

vetran
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lets fasting for GOD help

Ronald Chisaka
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Thats a warning ahead of the new coming rain season let the responsible ministry get prepared

yassm
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zayambikatu mizimu yakwiya

Kafukule
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In Mzimba the affected area is Kafukule (not Kafukula as reported here). Many more households and institutional property have been damaged. We hope the Government will soon come up with help.

zencoh
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President anakapanga zomwe wapanga president waku Zambia kupepha dziko lonse kupanga fasting and praying. Ndizothandiza kwambiri. Mulungu atikhululukila

GVH SCOTT
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TIKUTI KAFUKULE .PHEPANI A SCOT IZI NAZINTHANGWANIKA

tizayankhidwa
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Mulungu dalisani ziko lathu LA mW tichitileni chisoni

zakeyo Kennedy
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mwezi uno tiyambe kudandaula za ngozi za mvula? May the Lord 4give us we are already in big problems poverty, hunger, unemployment & many more so may the Lord this problem pass off this rainng season.

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