Heavy Rain Wipes Out Many In Madagascar

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 03:06 pm

At least 21 people have died in Madagascar following almost a week of torrential rain in the north-west of the island, the government said on Friday.
The tropical Indian Ocean nation is in the midst of an intense six-month rainy season that often leads to casualties and widespread damage.
Flooding in the districts of Mitsinjo and Maevatanana has claimed at least 21 lives since Sunday, and 20 more people are still missing and thousands displaced, the National Bureau of Disaster Risk Management (BNGRC) announced on Friday.