7 of 10 Africa Rolls; Kenya: 100,000 displaced and 65 killed by record floods! Tanzania: worst flooding in 50 years! Brazil: Negro river region is suffering the worst flood ever!

Kenya elevation lose:

Record flooding -

This is maps by OCHA. Source

Tanzania elevation lose:

/ Floods Leave 60 Families Homeless in Kagera. 60 families have been left without shelter at Kagondo in Muleba district after floods swept through the village.The Chairman for Kagondo/Mweruka village, Mr Philbert Magezi, said heavy rains pounded the area for four consecutive days, causing worst floods in over 50 years ago. /

Uganda:

/ Floods ravage gardens in Tororo. More than 200 families in Malaba town council and Osukuru Sub County Tororo district are likely to face starvation after flooded river Malaba burst its banks washing away several acres of food crops. /

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Brazil:

/ The Negro River in Brazil's Amazonas state in the Amazon Rainforest region is suffering the worst flood ever registered in the region, local authorities said Wednesday. According to Brazil's Geological Service, the Negro River's water level had reached 29.78 metres on Tuesday, the highest record in a century, Xinhua news agency reported. The flood has affected 75,000 families and has prompted 53 out of 62 municipalities in Amazonas state including state capital Manaus to declare a state of emergency. /

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India TILTING:

/ Himachal: Bridge collapse cuts off the tribal Pangi Valley. “The Mahula Nallah bridge collapsed today morning as huge rocky hill slid down wiping the entire road along with the bridge. This has cut off 8 Panchayats, having no road link to the reach the outer world. Besides, the  road connects Pangi Valley to Lahaul through the Udaipur – Manali route, which has  now  snapped , thus, cutting the entire  Valley from  the state ,”Pangi SDM, Sanjeev Kumar told Punjab Newsline by  phone. /

/ 1 killed, 2 injured in building collapse. A labourer was today killed and two were injured when an under-construction building collapsed on them near Vijay Nagar while they were working. /

Indonesia SINKING:

Bali -

/ Heavy rains that fell on Tuesday (15/5) night led to boarding school in the District Melaya Thariqul Mahfouz, Jembrana, Bali flooded up to as high as one meter. /

/ Heavy rains that have occurred since Saturday (12/5) to Sunday (13/5), causing dozens of homes in the village of Pohsanten, Jembrana, Bali flood. Flood water soak also dozens of hectares of agricultural land in the Village Sangkaragung causing dead newly planted rice. /

Sumatra -

/ Hundreds of houses in four villages in the district Maimun Medan, Medan, North Sumatra, hit by flooding since Wednesday (16/5) night due to overflow of Deli river due to heavy rain. Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Hanna Lore Simanjuntak Medan City, Thursday (17/5) said the four villages that were Aur Village, Village Sei Dead, Talbot Village, and Village Hamdan. In general, the whole area is crossed by the River Deli has standing water due to overflow of major rivers in the city of Medan. /

East Nusa Tenggara:

/ Not a day without flooding. That's a reality that must be faced by communities along the banks of the Kali Benanain, Western District of Malacca, Belu regency, East Nusa Tenggara, during this rainy season. Thousands of homes were flooded by water and mud, as well as school buildings. /

/ Floods with a height between 1 to 1.5 meters reportedly hit 10 villages in the Western District of Malacca, Belu regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Tuesday (15/5). The villages were threatened with flooding after heavy rain which flushed the past three days resulting in Benanain river overflowed. /

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Brazil:

Brazil's Amazon Rainforest Region Hit By Severe Flood

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 17 (Bernama) -- The Negro River in Brazil's Amazonas state in the Amazon Rainforest region is suffering the worst flood ever registered in the region, local authorities said Wednesday.

According to Brazil's Geological Service, the Negro River's water level had reached 29.78 metres on Tuesday, the highest record in a century, Xinhua news agency reported.

It forecast water level will continue to rise and remain above 29 metres for more than two months.

The flood has affected 75,000 families and has prompted 53 out of 62 municipalities in Amazonas state including state capital Manaus to declare a state of emergency.

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v6/newsworld.php?id=666912

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Tanzania:

Tanzania: Floods Leave 60 Families Homeless in Kagera

Bukoba — 60 families have been left without shelter at Kagondo in Muleba district after floods swept through the village.The Chairman for Kagondo/Mweruka village, Mr Philbert Magezi, said heavy rains pounded the area for four consecutive days,causing worst floods in over 50 years ago.

"Over 60 families have been affected by the floods. Some of them were given temporary shelter in school buildings."We have already contacted the District Commissioner's office for necessary assistance including food and Blankets," he said.He, however, said there were no deaths caused by the floods.

Residents in Kagera Region had been cautioned to take precautions with the Regional Commissioner Fabian Massawe, saying the region was experiencing above normal rains.Kagera was named by the TMA Director General, Dr Agnes Kijazi, as one of the regions that were due to experience heavy rains. Other regions are Mwanza, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Morogoro, Pemba, Unguja and Tanga.

Dr Kijazi said the heavy rains would be caused by enhancement of low pressure over the Indian Ocean.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201205150298.html

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India:

Himachal: Bridge collapse cuts off the tribal Pangi Valley

SHIMLA: 8 Panchayats of tribal Pangi Valley in Chamba district  in Himachal Pradesh have  been cut off from  the road link as Mahulu Nallah bridge collapsed today morning ,said government Official.
 
“The Mahula Nallah bridge collapsed today morning as huge rocky hill slid down wiping the entire road along with the bridge. This has cut off 8 Panchayats, having no road link to the reach the outer world. Besides, the  road connects Pangi Valley to Lahaul through the Udaipur – Manali route, which has  now  snapped , thus, cutting the entire  Valley from  the state ,”Pangi SDM, Sanjeev Kumar told Punjab Newsline by  phone.
 
Sanjeev said that the local administration would begin building alternative footpath on war foot for the people of these affected 8 panchayats. This road is maintained by the Border Road Organisation.
 
Pangi Valley in Chamba district  is the most  remote and backward region of the state with extremely tough  geography.

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/himachal-bridge-collapse-cuts...

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1 killed, 2 injured in building collapse

A labourer was today killed and two were injured when an under-construction building collapsed on them near Vijay Nagar while they were working.

Out of the three who were rushed to hospital, a casual labourer died on the way, police said.

Two others sustained minor injuries, they said, adding that a case of negligence has been registered against the owner of the building.

http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/1-killed-2-injure...

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Indonesia:

Running rain, floods Submerged Ponpes in Bali

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, STATE - Heavy rains that fell on Tuesday (15/5) night led to boarding school in the District Melaya Thariqul Mahfouz, Jembrana, Bali flooded up to as high as one meter.

Caregivers Ponpes Marzuki Ahmad Mahfouz Thariqul in the State on Wednesday, said the hut was often under water during heavy rains.

"But is this the most, usually not to go into the rooms huts," he said.

He said the six buildings that flooded ponpes away books, clothes, and children's shoes in the cabin. As a result of children not in school.

"Some of the couch where the children sleep and a computer set up as well under water and damaged," Marzuki said.

The water washed away the children's school supplies and soak some items ponpes. When water flows into the dilated ponpes, 40 children living in ponpes sleep.

"The students did not get to save some stuff, when they awoke the water was great," he said.

He suspects the flood water from the culvert under the road through the Denpasar-Gilimanuk the front ponpes was too small so it can not drain the rain water smoothly. Overflow of river water also entered in the west ponpes it.

Marzuki hope, no action from the government so that each ponpesnya monsoon flood.

http://www.republika.co.id/berita/nasional/umum/12/05/16/m43xui-huj...

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Medan Deli River Flood overflow Maimun

FIELD - AFP: Hundreds of houses in four villages in the district Maimun Medan, Medan, North Sumatra, hit by flooding since Wednesday (16/5) night due to overflow of Deli river due to heavy rain.

Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Hanna Lore Simanjuntak Medan City, Thursday (17/5) said the four villages that were Aur Village, Village Sei Dead, Talbot Village, and Village Hamdan. In general, the whole area is crossed by the River Deli has standing water due to overflow of major rivers in the city of Medan.

In addition to receiving heavy rainfall, a flood is also expected because the Deli River receives water transfers from the mountainous area is also experiencing high rainfall. However, the most widely felt impact of a pool of four villages that are located in the District of Medan Maimun. "The highest place in the Village Aur puddle which is about 1.2 meters," he said.

Although flooded hundreds of homes, but did not find BPBD Medan casualties in the event of flooding. "Now, water is gradually receding," he said.

BPBD Medan and local village officials have been working to provide assistance to residents who experienced flooding due to overflowing the Deli River. "Rice also packs have been prepared for this afternoon," he said. (Ant/OL-04)

http://www.mediaindonesia.com/read/2012/05/17/320309/126/101/Luapan...

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Benanain times overflowed, the School Flooded

Liputan6.com, Kupang: Not a day without flooding. That's a reality that must be faced by communities along the banks of the Kali Benanain, Western District of Malacca, Belu regency, East Nusa Tenggara, during this rainy season. Thousands of homes were flooded by water and mud, as well as school buildings.

At least four primary schools and junior high schools along the banks of Kali Benanain affected by flooding. Of course, teaching and learning in schools was disrupted. Every heavy rain fell, the school students return.

Floods often hit a village in the district of West Malaka, Belu district, since January. Flooding the region continues to expand from only five villages, the Village Lasaen, Sikun, Umatoos, Fafoe, and Oan Mane, increasing to seven the village because the village of Uma Lor and Besikama now also flooded. (ADO)

http://berita.liputan6.com/read/402184/kali-benanain-meluap-sekolah...

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Landa flood Jembrana

STATE - AFP: Heavy rains that have occurred since Saturday (12/5) to Sunday (13/5), causing dozens of homes in the village of Pohsanten, Jembrana, Bali flood.

Flood water soak also dozens of hectares of agricultural land in the Village Sangkaragung causing dead newly planted rice.

Monitoring the Village Pohsanten, water commemorate homes by about 50 centimeters high which causes the skin to itch. Ketut Dani, one resident said the area is frequently flooded during heavy rains because the water in the channel clogged culverts.

Dani claimed, any heavy rains come it must be alert to move things to higher ground. "Every heavy rain, especially overnight, the water would go into the house. So if heavy rain, we were getting ready to move goods," he said.

While in the Village Sangkaragung, the water that drowned due to newly planted rice irrigation canal could no longer accommodate the rain water.

Ketut Kace, a farmer confessed, he could only surrender to the hope, the water quickly receded and heavy rains no longer fall. "It's usually something like this, I also often have seeds to plant rice twice because the first one died due to floods," he said.

Kace said, every time there was flood water to soak the rice, farmers have to spend additional capital to millions of dollars more to plant new seeds. (Ant/OL-04)

http://www.mediaindonesia.com/read/2012/05/13/319401/290/101/Banjir...

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10 villages flooded lunge in Belu regency

KUPANG - AFP: Floods with a height between 1 to 1.5 meters reportedly hit 10 villages in the Western District of Malacca, Belu regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Tuesday (15/5). The villages were threatened with flooding after heavy rain which flushed the past three days resulting in Benanain river overflowed.

Benanain river divides the three districts on the island of East Timor the South Central, North Central Timor and Belu.

The water level in the five villages situated along the river reaches 1.5 meters Benanian, namely Lasaen, Umatoos, Umalor, Sikun and Fafoe. Five other villages are also submerged Rabasa, Rabasa Hain, Rabasa Haerain, Lo'ofoun, and Motaulun.

Although there were no casualties in peritiwa, floods submerge hundreds of hectares of agricultural crops, including roads and residential areas. Some residents fled to higher ground and to other people's houses on stilts.

Anselm Nahak Camat West Malaka said the floods also washed away livestock citizens. "A lot of livestock and agricultural crops carried away by floods, while still in the data collection," he said.

He said residents who live near the banks of the river generally live in houses on stilts so that spared from the flood. However, they can not go anywhere because the entire area of the flood besieged village.

"Usually when it rains the flood tide in the river subsides," he said.

Stage reaches a height of two meters of the house, according to him, safe from flooding.

Losses due to floods has not been recorded. While Pemerntah Belu district started sending rice aid and fast food to disaster areas.

"I'm waiting for rice and food aid from the county," he said.

Rescuers of the TNI is also reported to have arrived on the scene to help evacuate flooded residents including cleaning the road from the heap of mud. (PO/OL-10)

http://www.mediaindonesia.com/read/2012/05/15/319880/290/101/Banjir...

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Uganda:

Floods ravage gardens in Tororo

    More than 200 families in Malaba town council and Osukuru Sub County Tororo district are likely to face starvation after flooded river Malaba burst its banks washing away several acres of food crops.

    The residents have been forced to uproot their immature cassava plantation while the flowering maize has dried up.

    The low growing plants like soya beans, beans, potatoes, groundnuts among others have rotten.

    Amoni ‘A’ village chairman in Malaba town council Arnold Ebbu said about 80 families in his village are seriously affected by the disaster.

    He said the most affected are those who preferred to cultivate along the river banks because of its fertility.

    He said since the river burst its banks a week ago at least four unidentified people are reported to have drowned and their floating bodies have also been retrieved. The latest body was retrieved on Sunday by the police in the swamp of Kayoro village in Osukuru Sub County.

http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/631090-floods-ravage-gardens-in-tor...

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