Tanzania – Hundreds Displaced by Floods in Morogoro Region

Dozens of houses have been damaged or destroyed and hundreds of people displaced after heavy rain and flooding in Morogoro Region, Tanzania.

Local media reported that over 50 homes have been swept away by fast flowing flood waters in Kilimanjaro village, Sungaji ward, Mvomero district, after heavy rain in surrounding highlands from 28 December, 2019.

Reports also said that hundreds of people have been displaced by flooding from the overflowing Mbulumi river in the region.

Tanzania Meteorological Authority warns that more heavy rain is possible over the coming days.

Heavy rainfall and flooding in Morogoro Region in October this year left at least 11 people dead.

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