Several houses flooded in Gweru after torrential downpours

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NEWS DESK

Several houses in Midlands capital of Gweru were flooded following heavy rains, a Senior government official said on Monday.

The country has, in recent weeks, been hit by torrential downpours that have led to floods.

In a statement, secretary for Information Nick Mangwana said:

“Rivers are overflowing in the Midlands.
The situation in Gweru has reached another level due to these heavy downpours. Nashville, Ascot Extension, Riverside, Woodland, Tinshel are flooded.”

Yesterday (Sunday) 6 people were swept away. Let’s all exercise patience, Mangwana added.