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Hailstorm destroys classrooms, injures six in Rubavu

By IGIHE
On 4 January 2022 at 08:32

A violent hailstorm has destroyed houses, classrooms in Rubavu district and injured six people.

The incident took place on Monday 3rd January 2022 around 13:30.

Destroyed houses are from Rebero village, Rusura cell of Busasamana sector in Rubavu district, Western Province.

The Executive Secretary of Busasamana sector, Etienne Mvano told IGIHE by press time, that the value of damages was still being assessed as it was still raining.

“The hailstorm occasioned disasters and blew off the roofing of four classes at Rebero Primary School leaving six residents who sought shelter at the school injured as the roof fell on them,” he said.

Injured residents have been taken to Busasamana Health Center for medical attention.

Located in the neighborhood of DRC plain, Nyirangongo and Karisimbi volcanoes; Bugeshi, Busasamana and Cyanzarwe sectors in Rubavu district often experience strong wind known as ‘Isata’.

Hailstorm has destroyed four classrooms in Rubavu district.
The hailstorm also destroyed residents' houses.

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