Severe flooding across Malawi

Extremely heavy rains have brought major floods to 15 of the country’s 28 districts. These are: Nsanje, Chikwawa, Phalombe Zomba; Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Thyolo, Mulanje, Balaka, Machinga, Mangochi, Ntcheu, Salima, Rumphi and Karonga. More than 336,000 people have been displaced with 104 confirmed deaths and 172 people missing.

Travellers should avoid travel in affected areas since essential services, including transportation, have been seriously affected.

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