January 24, 2013. Last week at the individual areas of Zimbabwe collapsed torrential rains. Because of the elements revelry was closed border between Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Villagers Kalungvizi, where the floods had destroyed several houses last Monday had to be evacuated by army helicopter. In total, out of the affected area were taken 16 man. However, some people have decided to stay in the village to watch the harvest. Fortunately, reports of casualties have been reported, reports "Radio Africa".
A day earlier, 42 people were taken out of the military Chituripasi village on the border with South Africa. 19 adults and 24 children appealed to the authorities after their houses were washed away.
As we reported earlier, torrential rains in another African country — Mozambique — have brought nearly 200 mm of rain in the night from Sunday to Monday and caused the ads "red" code of danger in the southern and central regions of the country. The banks may withdraw notorious river Limpopo. Rescue workers began evacuating more than 55,000 man.
15,000 crocodiles escaped to Limpopo from a farm in South Africa
January 24, 2013. Around 15,000 reptiles escaped to freedom from crocodile farm, located on the river Limpopo in the north of South Africa, near the border with Botswana. Nursery owners were forced to open the flood gates to avoid damage. Most of the predators caught, but a good number still remain in the wild, according to "Bi-bi-si."
In-law of the farm owner Zane Langmen reported that most of the escaped crocodiles in the river. "Earlier in the Limpopo vodilos few crocodiles. Now would be a lot. We'll get them as soon as the farmers would let us know about crocodiles, "- said the man. According to him, some crocodiles were found in 120 kilometers from the farm on a school rugby field.
Langmen reported that during the flood, he went by boat to help a friend whose house was flooded. "When we got up to them, around swimming crocodiles. Thank God, all were alive, "- he said.
The floods caused by heavy rains in the province Limpopo killing at least 10 man. For the salvation of the people living in remote villages, were involved air forces of South Africa. In neighboring Mozambique because of the flood of tens of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes.