Several regions/areas of the mainland Tanzania are currently experiencing quite devastating floods following ongoing above normal heavy rains that have in some areas poured almost continuously since 24th December 09 to date (1st January 2010)
Floods caused by heavy rains have killed 05 people, injured 20, and left many thousands homeless in and around Moroccan town of Agadir on 24 December 2009. 1500 families are estimated to have been affected by the worst floods the region has been experiencing since decades. Three of the twelve district of the surrounding Agadir province has been affected by the floods and thousand of hundreds of homes have been inundated.
Currently, more than 1200 buildings/houses (some partially) and 9000ha farmland are flooded. So far, 730 families from the district of Shkodra have been evacuated from the flooded areas. Many displaced families are sheltered in student dormitories provided by the Government. The rest of the displaced people are sheltered by friends and relatives. The Albanian Government foresees that in the coming days 3000 to 3500 additional families have to be evacuated.
Thousands of people in eastern Sri Lanka have been marooned by flash floods which also left several roadways impassable, relief officials said here Friday. According to the national co-ordinator of the
According to the National Meteorological Service, since 23 November 2009, the provinces of Chaco, Entre Rios, Corrientes, Santa Fe and Misiones have been affected by heavy rain and floods. The communities at risk are those in low level areas due to their proximity to the overflowed Parana river, Uruguay river and the Salado del Sur basin.