The Red Cross has launched a search and rescue operation with the police, military and community members in 12 affected areas but it is not yet clear how...
The second rain season has reached its peak in most parts of the country and heavy rainfall will continue upto end of December 2019.
The rains brought traffic to a standstill in Mbale municipality as River Namatala on Mbale -Kumi Road and Nabuyo on Mbale-Tororo roads broke their banks...
These heavy rains and flooding have already led to losses in property and livelihoods in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Kenya.
The downpours have battered parts of Sudan for days now.
According to the area councillor Suilat Baguma, Kirumya central, Kirumya east and Bandimagwara villages were affected the most.
The flooding problem isn’t all about drainage channels, but a complete city setup and land use pattern, based on a plan.
With the heavy rain that pounded many parts of central Uganda, some of the roads have become impassable.
Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while hundreds of buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged by the severe weather which affected nine districts...
The waters had receded but officials were still trying to evacuate people.
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