Saturday, July 13, 2024
HomeEnvironmentKaronga heavy rains kill three, and injures more; DPP shadow MP visits...

Karonga heavy rains kill three, and injures more; DPP shadow MP visits  the affected 

Karonga heavy rains kill three, and injures more

Persistent rainfall that has been pelting Karonga district since Saturday, is reported to have killed three people and injured many, Maravi Post has learned.

The rains, which turned into floods, has also displaced over 2,000 households as well as destroying thousands of hectares of crops, and killing over one hundred livestock.
The most affected villages are those in Group Village Headman Mwenitete, Mwambetanya, Mwakasangiro, Nsomba, and Ali Fundi among others in the areas of Traditional Authority Kilipula, Mwakaboko, and Kyungu.
Speaking in an interview, GVH Mwenitete, identified one of the deceased as a 4 year old boy from his area, while he failed to identify the other bodies of the two remaining women.
Mwenitete told The Maravi Post that over 30 cattle and 80 pigs have been killed due to the heavy the rains.
He then described this as a historical disaster in the district.
“We have never experienced such kind of disaster,” Mwenitete said.
The people affected by the incessant rains,  are currently seeking refuge in Churches and schools.
Meanwhile, Karonga north shadow MP for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who is also a renowned district business man, has injected almost K1 million in bailing-out money to offer relief to the affected families.
Speaking to The Maravi Post when he inspected the areas and affected people, Mwambande urged them to be strong.
Traditional leaders in the affected areas thanked Mwambande for the help. He gave to the affected people. They said the party through Mwambande, were the first to come up with assistance to the affected people and areas.
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments

Sylvester Movette zunda on Mali wedding attack kills 21
James Hastings Chidule on Malawi’ fistula recovery at 86%
WELLINGTON WITMAN MOSELIJAH LUNDUKA on The history of Ngoni Maseko in Malawi
Lisa Frank on Home
azw3 on Home
Define Regtech on Home
Tobias Kunkumbira on Malawi to roll out Typhoid vaccine
arena plus nba standings 2022 to 2023 ph on Home
David on Home
마산출장 on Home
Cristina Thomas on Home
Alicia Alvarado on Home
The History of online Casinos – Agora Poker – hao029 on The History of online Casinos
Five factors that will determine #NigeriaDecides2023 - NEWSCABAL on Leadership Is Difficult Because Governance Is Very Stubborn, By Owei Lakemfa
Asal Usul Texas Holdem Poker – Agora Poker – hao029 on The Origins of Texas Holdem Poker
Malawi has asked Mike Tyson to be its cannabis ambassador - Techio on Malawi lawmaker Chomanika against Mike Tyson’s appointment as Cannabis Brand Ambassador over sex offence
Finley Mbella on Brand Chakwera leaks Part 1
Maria Eduarda Bernardo on The 2021 Guide to Trading Forex Online
Atsogo Kemso, Political Foot Soldier on Why MCP and UTM Alliance Will Fail
Em. Prof. Willem Van Cotthem - Ghent University, Belgium on Malawi army, National bank cover Chilumba barrack with trees
Christopher Murdock on Why dating older woman is dangerous?
Samantha The Hammer on Why dating older woman is dangerous?