Heavy rains ravage Muhanga, Ruhango districts

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 10 April 2020 at 08:04

Heavy rains on Thursday evening destroyed many houses in Muhanga and Ruhango districts, with home, local government buildings and school roofs blown off, power lines damaged, among other property. No life was lost.

Information from local leaders in Ruhango District indicates in Mwendo Sector, office buildings of the Kamujisho and Kubutare cell offices were destroyed; 26 homes left roofless, 47 kitchens damaged and 50 toilets left in a sorry state. Residents’ gardens of bananas, cassava and sorghum were also swept.

In Muhanga District, preliminary information shows that in Nyamabuye Sector, heavy rains and winds damaged 30 roofs;24 in Gahogo and 6 in Gifumba cells respectively.

Ten classrooms and dormitories at Muhanga Technical School, MTC, were also destroyed. Gahogo TVET Vocational School also suffered the rending as two classrooms and six toilets were swept down.

Local authorities in collaboration with security agencies have started to assess ways of reaching out to those that have been severely affected by the vagaries.

Residents’ gardens of bananas, cassava and sorghum were also swept.
Heavy rains on Thursday evening destroyed many houses in Muhanga and Ruhango districts, with home, local government buildings and school roofs blown off,
Ten classrooms and dormitories at Muhanga Technical School, MTC, were also destroyed.

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