Floods across Sudan have left at least five people dead and over 2,300 homes damaged or destroyed.
Blue Nile state is one of the worst affected, where heavy rainfall caused the collapse of the Bout dam in Al Tadamun locality. The Sudanese Red Crescent said 1,200 houses have been destroyed. Flooding also affected the nearby town of Wad Abuk, where around 123 houses were also destroyed.
Recent flooding and heavy rainfall damaged around 1,000 houses in the capital Khartoum and surrounding areas, including the city of Omdurman,
Sudan News Agency (SUNA) also reported heavy flooding in North Darfur after 125mm of rain fell in 8 hours on 01 August, 2020. Dozens of homes have been damaged or severely destroyed in areas around Al-Laite.