Information IGIHE has obtained from the ministry indicate that affected parts of the country include the Western, Southern, Northern provinces and the City of Kigali.
Generally, the rain didn’t kill anyone but injured eight people including seven from Rulindo District and one from Nyanza District.
The seven injured people are students from Groupe Scolaire Rutonde in Shyorongi Sector. They were taken to Rutonde Health Center for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the rain destroyed 126 houses from different districts across the country.
MINEMA shows that the disaster destroyed 11 classrooms and electrical installations across the country.
Other destroyed properties include cell office in Kicukiro, a church in Karongi while the roof of student’s dormitory in Ruhango District was blown away.
The Permanent Secretary from MINEMA, Philippe Habinshuti has requested local leaders and citizens to make sure that roofs are tightened to be able to withstand wind pressure.