Deadly Floods Displace Thousands in Malawi
Posted by feww on April 11, 2016
A least 12 feared dead amid heavy rain, severe flooding in Malawi
Hundreds of houses in various parts of Chibanja, Chibavi, and Chiputula townships have collapsed, according to local reports.
About 145mm of rain fell in less than 24 hours, causing death and destruction in multiple areas.
In 2015, more than 100 people were killed and up to 200,000 others displaced after floodwaters submerged about 650 square kilometer of the landlocked country [pop: ~17million] in southeast Africa.
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