Flash floods in Luanda, Angola kill 14 people

Heavy rains caused torrential flooding in Luanda, the capital of Angola, causing loss of life and widespread damage on 19 April 2021.

According to a report by the provincial government of Luanda, as of the end of April 19, according to preliminary data, 14 people were killed and 2 were injured. 1,617 houses were flooded, 16 were destroyed. It is believed that 8,165 people were displaced or seriously injured as a result.

Roads in the south of the city were closed after the partial destruction of the bridge over the Camorteiro River in the Talatona municipality.

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