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Luanda is again hit by rains, with no record of deaths so far

Two weeks after the storm that resulted in 14 deaths, Luanda was again hit by heavy rains that flooded roads and neighborhoods and caused tree falls, but with no record of victims so far


Speaking to TPA, Faustino Miguêns, spokesman for the civil protection and fire services, said that the information collected until 1 pm covers several flooded streets in the capital, making it difficult for people and vehicles to circulate, a substantial increase in some retention basins. rainwater, some already overflowing and two falls from trees.

"Compared to the last rains, the scenario is different, as a result of the actions that have been carried out by the municipal civil protection commissions, from the desilting of some rainwater crossing lines to the re-profiling of some rainwater containment basins," he said. responsible, adding that there is no serious damage.

The governor of Luanda, Joana Lina, declared to RNA that the Provincial Government of Luanda (GPL) is closely monitoring "all the incidences, all the consequences of the heavy rain that hit yesterday [Sunday] under Luanda", being underway the survey of all human and material damages, in charge of the Civil Protection Service with the support of the municipal administrations.

"We were already talking this morning with the municipal administrations and they are all on the ground to collect the data. We hope that by the end of this afternoon we will be able to receive the first signs, since until now the rain is still falling, albeit a small one, here and there, "said the governor, stressing that the data are not yet definitive.

The forecast of INAMET (National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics) continues to be rainy for the next 24 hours.


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