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.
“Our helicopter was flown to these three islands rescuing all the people trapped on these islands,” Kayima says.
The floods, which first hit Kasese in May 2013, have also destroyed private and public property worth unspecified billions of shillings, including Kilembe...
Flash floods swamped a number of towns and villages around the fortress city of Carcassonne, leaving a trail of overturned cars, damaged roads and collapsed...
A tropical depression has been dumping torrential rain in central and southern Taiwan since Thursday.
Livestock has also been lost and drinking water supplies have been affected
A vast area of farmland across four provinces lies under muddy water.
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