Floods displace thousands in Malawi

Disaster looms as torrential rains inundate and destroy farmlands in impoverished southern African nation.

    Almost 200 people have been killed and tens of thousands of hectares of farmland have been destroyed by floods in the southern African nation of Malawi.

    A further 100,000 people have also been displaced and the situation is set to get worse, with Malawi's Department of Meteorological Services warning that heavy rains may continue.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from southern Malawi's Mulanje district where farmers have lost all their crop.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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