Chitungwiza residents warned of floods
The department of civil protection has warned and issued a flood alert to families residing near Manyame or Hunyani dam, St Marys, Seke and Harava dams to be alert as rivers and dams in these areas are at risk of bursting due to the persistent rains.
The department of civil protection acting director Mrs Sibusisiwe Ndlovu emphasised the need for people to monitor local conditions and follow weather bulletins and be alert to move to higher grounds if need arises to prevent being stuck. The Meteorological Services Department has also indicated that the country is expecting heavy rains of between 50 mm to 90 mm from Saturday the 28th to Tuesday 31st of this month.
Floods have hit several parts of the country in regions such as Muzarabani, Gwanda and Mwenezi.
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