Flash flooding destroy homes in Mbeya Region 

11Jan 2021
The Guardian
 Flash flooding destroy homes in Mbeya Region 

ONGOING rains across large parts in Mbeya Region

have been destroyed and vital infrastructure damaged due to flashfloods after heavy rains.

This paper at the weekend witnessed many houses at Uyole, Nzovwe and Kalobe in Mbeya City have been surrounded by floods. Other affected areain include Mbalizi township  in Mbeya Rural District.

Several houses in Songambele area in Utengule-Usongwe Ward in Mbalizi township have collapsed due to water seeping up from the ground.

Chibhili Mtafya, a resident of the area said the floods happened on Friday and caused big havoc to residents and neighbouring  villages.

“Last year my toilet collapsed due to floods but this year the situation is even  more worse as water seeped up through the in my bedroom and I fear the entire house can collapse,” he said.

Mbeya city Member of Parliament Dr Tulia Ackson who is also the Deputy Speaker of Parliament toured the affected areas to console the victims. Read More... https://epaper.ippmedia.com