Tanzania’s President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, currently in Dubai for the Cop28 climate conference, expressed her condolences.
Images broadcast on state television, TBC, revealed the extent of the devastation, with homes submerged in floodwaters and vehicles trapped in thick mud.
This incident follows weeks of torrential rain and flooding in East Africa after an unprecedented drought, with more than 1 million people displaced in Somalia and hundreds dead.
In May of this year, Rwanda experienced devastating floods and landslides, claiming the lives of at least 130 people.
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