The flooding waters from Linengwe River have hit Kukhola Village in Group Village Head (GVH) Mlombwadza in the area of Senior Chief Makwangwala in Ntcheu district leaving at least 8 families homeless.
According to GVH Mlombwadza, the heavy rains that poured on Friday resulted in this predicament making Linengwe River full to its capacity causing considerable damage to crops and people`s home.
“If the rains continue, floods may cause more damage and over 61 households would be at risk of getting affected by the flush floods,” He said.
GVH Mlombwadza said some of the affected families are seeking refuge in their relatives’ houses; others are putting up in a church.
Care International Malawi field advisor for the area, Annie Sumani said the affected people need to be assisted with food and shelter.