Death toll from heavy rains, floods in Sudan rises to 146

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The dying toll from the heavy rains and floods in Sudan has
climbed to 146, the nation’s Nationwide Council for Civil Protection
stated, Pattern
reviews citing Xinhua.

“Till Sept. 21, the torrential rains and floods have killed 146
individuals and injured 122 others,” the council stated in a
assertion.

A complete of 54,758 houses have been destroyed and 74,444 others
broken, whereas 367 public utilities and 298 outlets and shops have been
broken, it added.

The heavy rains additionally affected about 101,193 hectares of
agricultural lands and killed 2,741 heads of cattle, in keeping with
the council assertion.

Greater than 250 villages in northern, central and western Sudan
have been battered by torrential rains since late June.

On Aug. 21, the Sudanese Council of Ministers declared a state
of emergency within the six flood-hit states of River Nile, Gezira,
White Nile, West Kordofan, South Darfur and Kassala.

About 136,000 individuals have been affected by the floods and heavy
rains throughout Sudan since June, in keeping with the UN Workplace for the
Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Sudan typically witnesses floods brought on by heavy rains from June to
October.

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