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Sudan | Because of the unprecedented floods of the Nile, heavy losses and the declaration of emergency

طقس العرب GO 2020-09-05 11:08 AM

Weather of Arabia - The high level of the Nile River in Sudan, which reached record levels, caused dozens of deaths and heavy losses to citizens and the state,

 

As the level of the Blue Nile reached more than 17 meters, breaking all records .

 

99 people were killed and 46 injured

The floods in Sudan, which affected 16 states, killed 99 citizens, injured 46 others, affected more than half a million people, and destroyed about 100 thousand homes.

 

The rates of floods and rain for this year surpassed the records set during the period between 1946 and 1988, with expectations of continuing rise indicators .

 

Sudan declares a state of emergency for a period of three months

The Sudanese Security and Defense Council declared a state of emergency throughout the country for a period of three months, and decided to consider Sudan a natural disaster area and to form a supreme committee to prevent and address the effects of the torrents and floods that swept a number of Sudanese states, according to the Sudanese News Agency .

 

 

Sudden collapse of the Butt Dam on the Blue Nile in Sudan, destroying more than 800 houses

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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