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Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.

Flood sacks residents of former Delta governor’s community

Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.

Flood destroys property in Kaduna community

Many houses have been submerged in Asikolaye, Kaduna South Local Government Area, destroying property of residents.
At least 20 people were killed and 13 others wounded Sunday in torrential rains and flooding, the latest victims of days of flooding in Sudan, the civil defence said.

Sudan rains and floods claim 20 more lives

At least 20 people were killed and 13 others wounded Sunday in torrential rains and flooding, the latest victims of days of flooding in Sudan, the civil defence said.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Rain storm wreaks havoc in Abuja, kills three

Heavy downpour in Zuba, Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) left a sour taste in the mouth of residents as many houses built on waterways were submerged, killing three people.

Rainstorm destroys 2,600 IDPs’ shelters in Borno

Rain storm has destroyed no less than 2,600 makeshift tents and caused severe flooding in three temporary camps meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri.
Lagos residents battled heavy flood after a Thursday morning rainfall submerged various parts of the city.

Lagos residents battle flood after downpour

Some of the worst affected areas include Agege, Lekki, Ajah, Victoria Island, Ifako, Oworo, Ogudu, Ayobo, Gbagada, Iyana-Ipaja, Ebutte Metta and few other areas.
An early morning downpour on Wednesday and Thursday in Lagos brought untold hardships to residents of Anifowose Community, Ikeja, Agege, and most parts of Lekki, as some roads and household valuables were submerged in flood.

Early morning downpour in Lagos leaves roads, homes flooded

An early morning downpour on Wednesday and Thursday in Lagos brought untold hardships to residents of Anifowose Community, Ikeja, Agege, and most parts of Lekki, as some roads and household valuables were submerged in flood.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood destroys 100 houses, displaces 300 persons in Akwa Ibom

The resultant flood displaced some residents of Eket in Edem Udo, Grace Bill, Marina Junction, Udoh Umoh, Stadium road, Ikot Udoma, Idua road among other adjoining streets in the area. The flood resulting from the persistent rainfall and bad drainage system in the area, destroyed over 100 houses and displaced 300 persons.
At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, the Police said on Sunday.

Flood sweeps two children to death in Uganda

At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, the Police said on Sunday.
In spite of downpour in the early hours of Saturday, participants for the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon defied the rainfall to ensure they were not late for the race.

Runners, spectators defy rain for Lagos city marathon

In spite of downpour in the early hours of Saturday, participants for the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon defied the rainfall to ensure they were not late for the race.
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Thunder kills 23 cows in Ekiti community

The incident, which occurred at Okeowa Eluju, a farmstead in Iloro-Ekiti, Ijero Local Government Area of the state, has caused apprehension among local residents.
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Farmers embark on premature harvest of crops, as flood sacks communities, farms in Edo

Flood waters from the heavy downpour last weekend have reportedly sacked seven communities in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
Collapsed Bridge

Floods: Seven bridges, roads submerged in Niger

Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has stated that seven bridges have been submerged by flood in the recent increased rainfall in the state even as he sought for federal government help to lift the burden of the natural disaster on the state.

Man drowns after rescuing pregnant woman in Ondo

A middle-aged man, whose identity was not known at press time, drowned in a river during a downpour on Friday night at Eyin Ala area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.
A flooded area of Abeokuta

Flood kills five persons, destroys property in Abeokuta

No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.
Evacuees at a school being used as a evacuation centre in Mabi, Okayama prefecture. Issei Kato-Reuters

Japan struggles to restore water to flood-hit towns

Municipal Workers in Western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies, a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.

President Buhari in Katsina, holds talks with Togolese president

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Katsina State for a two-day official visit.

Ile-Ife records first rain in 2018

The ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun, on Friday, recorded its first rain of the year, following a downpour in some areas of the town.

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