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Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:08 - Updated Thu, 05 Dec 2019 07:52

Rain displaces seven families in Cunene

Ondjiva - Seven families were left homeless in Ondjiva, Cunene Province, as a result of the destruction of the roof of their homes caused by heavy rain over the last 24 hours.

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According to the commander of the Cunene Civil Protection and Fire Service, Paulo Calunga, who was taking stock of the damage caused by the rain that has occurred since 2:58 pm on Tuesday, seven homes were affected in the neighborhoods of Ondjiva.

In the municipality of Cuanhama, 21 electric poles fell, causing a blackout in some neighborhoods of Ondjiva, and 10 trees fell also.

Several streets of Ondjiva city and outlying neighborhoods, as well as shops, notably Shoprite's supermarket, were flooded.

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