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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29 thoughts on “Heavy rains cause havoc in Malawi”

  1. wanangwa says:

    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

  2. Kenn says:

    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

  3. vetran says:

    lets fasting for GOD help

  4. Thats a warning ahead of the new coming rain season let the responsible ministry get prepared

  5. yassm says:

    zayambikatu mizimu yakwiya

  6. Kafukule says:

    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.

  7. zencoh says:

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

  8. GVH SCOTT says:

    TIKUTI KAFUKULE .PHEPANI A SCOT IZI NAZINTHANGWANIKA

  9. Mulungu dalisani ziko lathu LA mW tichitileni chisoni

  10. zakeyo Kennedy says:

    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.

  11. chitsa boys says:

    Agalu a mcp munakana kuti parliament ivomeleze boma kubweleka ndalama zothandizila anthu amene anakhuzidwa ndi ma floods lero zagwera pa phata pa mcp

  12. ngongoliwa says:

    muona, ku thyolo kokha athandiza.

  13. Amwene pitara muthalika mwaonatu zomwe zikuchitikazi ?nthawi ya nchawa bakili kapena masiteni kunalibe zomwe zayambikazi mizimu ikukusekanitu man kkkkkkkkkchibimu!

  14. losco says:

    Lord have Mercy on us!

  15. crazy stuff says:

    Simpo first aid would save the poor soul.
    Illiteracy is killing this poor nation

  16. Wamaka says:

    Nyasa reporterz i dont think mzimba can hav a name that can sound like “kafukula”

  17. Zovere Mtolo says:

    Things are not well in Malawi . Peter , you thought that running a government was only good for stealing taxpayers money.

    JB is outside Malawi pushing the audit report for MWK577 bn , things are not going to be easy as you were thinking it was going to be my dear.

    THIS IS THE WORLD

  18. rasheed says:

    Lord have marcy pls pls the problem is most leaders are denied to ask God for givingness to this country

  19. Tchena tchena says:

    Aaaaaaaaa a manena chotcho? Kodi aku Mpoto wa bvuto lawo ndichiyani?

  20. Chisomo says:

    May His Soul rest in peace

  21. zundi says:

    dziko la malawi likufunika ma . pemphero apadera, mvulu ikuyenera ku khala yopereka chisangalaro ndi chimwemwe osatI kupha anthu ayi, tiyenera kuziona kuti tikulephera pati ngati dziko ndikulapa kuti ambuye atichitire chifundo.

  22. Gama says:

    Oooh. Pepani ku banja la Mkungula.

  23. Exiled Soul's says:

    Narrow minded souls will always check out the region when commenting ignoring the problem at hand,cry my beloved country. No progress in a country if the majority of the population thinks like that,condolences to the life lost and may the Lord comfort those in mourning and destitute

  24. KARU UNITED says:

    Mwaona, zonsezi akupangitsa ndi Pita, a kufuna anthu asamakambe za ndege imene anachita hayala kupita nayo ku Ameleka, tiye nayeni, wabweretsa mvula ya mphepo ya mkuntho, nthawi ya a mayi kunalibe izi, timakhala bwino bwino!

  25. maganizo wa maganizo says:

    Izi zitachitika ku mmwela munalankhula chipongwe.Munati mulungu akutilanga.Panonso ndikhulupilira mulungu wayambanso kulanga anthu a ku mpoto

  26. zuma says:

    zovuta kwambiri.tisiye kudula mitengo plz plz

  27. We feel sorry to our already poor nation.

  28. malebo says:

    Yooooo zachisoni ndithu chaka ndi chaka mavuto ake azikhala amenewa kodi

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