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7 dead due to heavy rains, flooding in southwestern Japan

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Massive flooding triggered by torrential rain in the southwestern Japanese prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima left seven dead, 14 with no vital signs and...
Ships take shelter at a harbor in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

A storm appearing along the coastal areas

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The Ghana Meteorological Agency on Friday said it has observed that the marine environment of Nigeria stretching into Togo is engulfed by a rainstorm. It...
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11 killed by torrential rains in eastern Tanzania

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At least 11 people, including four from the same family, have been killed by torrential rains in Tanzania's eastern region of Morogoro, police said...
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Heavy rains brighten food security prospects in Kenya amid COVID-19 fight

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Kenya is experiencing heavy rains that started over a week ago, with the deluge bringing mixed fortunes to the east African nation amid the...
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Kenya warns citizens to brace for heavy rains

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Kenya on Monday warned its citizens to brace for heavy rains and severe flooding, landslides and mudslides across the country. Fred Matiang'i,...
Twifo Hemang Rainstorm Victims

Rainstorm render hundreds homeless in Asempaneye and Ellukrom

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Heavy rains accompanied by windstorm last Sunday, destroyed 148 buildings including school blocks, teachers bungalows and church buildings at Asempaneye and Ellukrom in...
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Tanzania’s weather agency warns of heavy rains in 9 regions

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Tanzania's weather agency on Tuesday renewed its alert warning over imminent destructive heavy rains in the country's nine regions. In its latest weather forecast, the...
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53 killed in Rwanda heavy rains since January

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At least 53 people were killed and 84 others injured in different parts of Rwanda due to disasters triggered by heavy rains since January...
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Major road in eastern Zambia washed away due to heavy rains

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A large portion of a main road that connects the eastern part of Zambia to the rest of the country has been washed away...
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Families isolated in northern Zimbabwe after heavy rains

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At least 32 families have been marooned by floods in Binga District in the northern part of Zimbabwe following heavy rains that have been...
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Tanzania renews alert over heavy rains as hundreds left homeless

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As tens of hundreds have been left homeless in southern Tanzania after their houses were demolished by ongoing heavy rains, the country's weather watchdog...
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Heavy rains to hit over 10 regions in Tanzania

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Tanzania's weather agency on Sunday issued its latest weather outlook warning of looming heavy rains in more than 10 regions, including the commercial capital...
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Heavy rains kill 4, destroy infrastructure in southern Mozambique

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At least four people died in the past weekend due to heavy rains and strong winds that battered the southern province of Maputo in...
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3 killed by heavy rains on Christmas day in northern Tanzania

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At least three people were killed by ongoing heavy rains and one injured in Tanzania's northern district of Serengeti in Mara region, an official...
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Heavy rains worsen Kenyan farmers’ post-harvest challenges

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After cutting his maize crop mid-November, farmer Benson Andabwa, who is based in Kitale, western Kenya, stacked the crop on the farm and left...
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Forecaster says heavy rains to hit 16 Tanzanian regions

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The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) said on Thursday destructive heavy rains are expected to hit 16 regions from Thursday to Friday. The...
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Heavy rains disrupt transport in parts of Uganda

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Heavy rains have cut off some roads in parts of rural Uganda, leaving travelers stranded. The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) said...
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Kenyans relish fresh produce price drop amid heavy rains

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John Karanja, a hotelier in the northwestern Kenyan town of Kitale, had for the better part of this year grappled with high costs of...
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GMA Cautions Public Over Heavy Rains

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The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has cautioned the public that the down-pour currently being experienced in the southern half of the country may be...

Uganda police rescue 16 people trapped on three islands following heavy rains

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Uganda police marines and air force have rescued 16 people trapped on three submerging islands on Lake Kyoga in the central part of the...
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Heavy rains disrupt Rwanda’s major cross-border activities

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Heavy rains in Rwanda have disrupted cross-border activities along a road linking Uganda, following the tearing up of the road by the running water...
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NRSC Cautions Road Users Ahead Of Heavy Rains

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The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has cautioned road users in the country especially drivers to ensure that their vehicles are in good condition...
"Oil City" of Takoradi

Takoradi’s Bad Drainage System Revealed By Heavy Rains

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The almost 12-hours of heavy rains within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis and the environs on Friday exposed the bad drainage systems and yawning potholes on...
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Kenyans abandon tomatoes as heavy rains triple prices

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A growing number of Kenyan families have cut the use of tomatoes or abandoned the produce altogether as heavy rains disrupt supply, tripling retail...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Acute water shortage hits Kenya amid heavy rains

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Kenyans living in the capital Nairobi are grappling with severe water shortage even as heavy rains pound the East African nation. It has been raining...
Ships take shelter at a harbor in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Heavy rains leave 5 killed in Rwanda in September

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Heavy rains which hit different parts of Rwanda have left five people killed since the beginning of this month, the Rwandan government said on...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows trees broken by heavy wind in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Hundreds left homeless by heavy rains in northwest Tanzania

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More than 200 people were left homeless in Tanzania's northwest region of Mara following heavy rains that continue in several parts of the East...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

3 killed as heavy rains pound Kigali

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Three people were killed and scores of houses razed Saturday as heavy rains pounded different parts of Rwanda, officials said on Monday. ...
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Children asks government alleviate disaster impacts

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Recalling the negative impact of recent floods in Accra and other parts of the country, the children expressed fears of the loss lives and...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

One dead and several properties destroyed in Bawku floods

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This occurred on Saturday evening whiles returning from the market. The National Disaster Management Organization in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service in Bawku formed...