More than 30 people have died in Sudan as a result of flooding

More than 30 people in various states of Sudan were victims of floods due to heavy rains, told reporters on Sunday the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Sudan, Ibrahim Hamed.

"Livni, which caused floods in various states of Sudan, have killed 32 people and injuries to 35 people, led to the loss of more than 35,000 head of livestock and destruction of 4722 houses," — he said.

According to him, on the Atbara river washed away 15 villages.

The minister said that the government is preparing to introduce a state of emergency in parts of the country.

According to local authorities the eastern state of Kassala, 35,000 people were left homeless due to the collapse of 3300 flooded buildings.

According to forecasts of the Sudanese Weather Service, is expected this year for the rainy season in the country will drop more rain than in 1988 and 2007 when the Sudan were reported most damaging floods.

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