Two die due to floods in Mzuzu

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Two children – a seven year-old and an 11 year-old – have died due to floods that have affected parts of Mzuzu City.

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A woman walks in a flooded area in Mzuzu

According to Mzuzu Hospital administrator Timothy Soko, the two children were taken to the hospital together with their mother on Thursday night after two walls of their house succumbed to heavy rains and fell on them.

The rains began on Thursday and fell through the night.  By Friday morning houses in some parts of Chibanja, Chibavi, and Chiputula townships were in water.

In Masasa and Hilltop locations some houses collapsed while roads were under water. The rains also submerged roads and damaged people’s property in Salisbury Township.

In the Northern region rain is still falling heavily even though the rainy season is coming to an end in most parts of Malawi.

Meanwhile, weather experts say the floods that are occurring in the Northern Region will not cause the Shire River to burst its banks since water levels in Lake Malawi were already low.

 

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104 Comments

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  2. Lord have mercy on us save us from these bad things.may their souls rest in peace

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  5. Mmmmh So bad bt whats with Mzuzu?last Month akuti kaya ku Mzuzu kuli Stadium inagwa ndi Mphepo as of nw this big prblm floods #ATUMBUKA muyenera Mapemphero apadera ndithu!

    1. Iknw Mzuzu there r’lot of tribes like Chewa,Ngoni’Yao and Tumbuka bt if we say Northen region which tribe is Common #TUMBUKA there’s no division in Regionalism Aaah Wake Up ATUMBUKA mukukana Mzinda wanu!shame on you

    2. Mungo khala chete mwasowa chonena eti! mapemphero amachita kutumana? ndimayetsa amene agwidwa m’mimba ndi amene amasegula khomo! Think about ur problems!!!

    3. Idnt hv any Prblm iam aFree man bcz igt wht iwant in my everyday Life ,but nw we talking about #TUMBUKAS kuzikonda 2much thats wy isay Uneed Some special Prayers,Mwapulika nonse imwe ambwenu-Mbwenu!

    4. #VIVIEN mesa wati ku Lower Shire is right nanga ku Mzuzu kuli Lower Shire kapena Upper Shire,ithink TUMBUKA r’Cursed Pple who pretend 2b Mst Educated pple in Mw yet things is nt like that!we all Malawians we all went 2school So why u Tumbuka want 2b top tribe in our Country

  6. Ndizinthu zobvesa chisoni kumtundu wa aMalawi. Zomwe wina aliyese samayembekeza kt mvula intha kubwela mpaka kuononga ndikumpha anthu. Pakuti ichi ndichikonzero chake namalenga. Palibe comwe tingapange kupatula kunena kt kwa iye ndiko tinacokela koma mkobwelera kwanthu . Mizimu ya anawa iwuse mumtendele.

    1. if you are talking of masasa their are not two who dead,the number is five in total, three from the same house, and two from the other house:

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