Weather of Arabia - The wave of heavy rains hitting Rwanda caused the death of more than 127 people as a result of floods and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains that also destroyed several homes and cut roads in this small country in East Africa.
On Wednesday afternoon, the authorities announced an official national preliminary toll, after the Rwanda Broadcasting Corporation had confirmed the death of 109 people, based on figures issued by local administrations.
And the presidency in Rwanda announced that "to date" 127 people have died in the northern, western and southern provinces after heavy rains on Tuesday night.
She added that in the most affected areas of Rubavu, Ngororero, Nyaboho (west), Gakinki, Burira, Muzanzi (north) and Nyamagabe (south), operations continue to "evacuate residents from the affected areas and secure a temporary place for them, as these areas are exposed to great risks during the rains." ".
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