Ethiopia: Four people have died in DireDawa city following heavy rain yesterday

Ethiopia: Four people have died in DireDawa city following heavy rain yesterday

#Ethiopia: Four people have died in #DireDawa city following heavy rain yesterday; several houses were also damaged, the city administration communications bureau said quoting the city police commission spokesmancommander Gemmechu Kacha.

Of the victims are two months old infant girl and a 4 years old boy who were both sleeping in a house when it collapsed after the rain.

The rain caused severe damage to properties and caused flash floods especially in the area known as “Ganda Adda”, where the two children died.

The bodies of a 45 years old and a 19 years old men were also found swept by the flash flood, bringing the number of victims to four.

Electric poles, telecommunications cables, roads and tunnels were also damaged by the one hour heavy rain yesterday afternoon.

በትላንትናው እለት ከቀኑ 7፡30 ጀምሮ ለአንድ ሰዓት የጣለው ዝናብ የ4 የሰው ሂወት ሲያጠፋ ከባድ የንብረት ውድመት አድርሷል

በአድስ ከተማ በተለይ ገንደ አዳ ተብሎ በሚጠራው አካባቢ አንድ ቤት ፈርሶ በውስጡ ተኝተው የነበሩ የ2 ወር ሴት ልጅና የአራት አመት ህፃን ገሏል፡፡

በተመሳሳይ አንድ የ45 አመት ጎልማሳና የ19 አመት ወጣት በጎርፍ ተወስደው ሃምዳይል ተብሎ በሚጠራው አካባቢ አስክሬናቸው መገኝቱን የድሬዳዋ ፖሊስ ኮሙሽን የህዝብ ግንኙነትና የለውጥ ስራዎች ዳሬክቶሬት ዳይሬክተር ኮማንድር ገመቹ ካቻ ገልፀዋል፡፡
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በዝናቡ ምክንያት የተከሰተው ጎርፍ በርካታ ቤቶችን ያፈረሰ ሲሆን የኤሌክትሪክ ፖሎችን እና የውሃ ማፍሰሻ ቦዮችን አፍርሷል፡፡

Source: Addis Standard