Flooding has killed more than 100 people in western and northern Rwanda

At least 109 people have been killed as flash floods and landslides have been triggered by heavy rains in the western and northern provinces of Rwanda on Tuesday, Rwandan state television said.

Authorities said they were looking for survivors. In the western provinces, the districts of Ngororero, Rubavu, Nyabihu, Rutsiro and Karongi were affected, local media reported. Last week, the Rwanda Meteorological Agency predicted that the monthly rainfall forecast for May would be slightly higher than usual.

In a video posted on Twitter, the Rwandan broadcaster showed destroyed houses, flooded fields, landslides and impassable roads. fields, landslides and impassable roads.

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