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Dam broke in Nairobi: 42 dead – Dozens missing in the mud

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<p><strong>At least 42 people died in Kenya when a dam broke north of the capital Nairobi in Mai Mahiu district, the local governor told AFP, as the country was hit by torrential rains fatal consequences.</strong></p>
<p>“42 dead is a provisional count. There are others trapped in the mud that we are working to extricate,” said Gov. Susan Kichika.</p>
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Houses Swept Away in Mai Mahiu After Dam Breaks Banks @CapitalFMKenya: https://t.co/PEyTg3Y37A #Kenya pic.twitter.com/FVuY7MuKcO

— allAfrica.com (@allafrica) April 29, 2024

Earlier today, Kenyan authorities announced the postponement of the opening of schools for a week due to heavy rainfall due to the El Nino climate phenomenon, which have caused catastrophic flooding in the east African country.

El Nino is a natural climate phenomenon generally associated with global warming — causing droughts in some areas, excessive rainfall in others.


Source: 24h.com.cy

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