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Published Thursday, April 25, 2019
13 people have been killed and 400 others injured following a rainstorm in Buyende district.
The storm ravaged the villages of Kabugudo, Nabweyo, and Nakabembe in Kidera town council during the heavy rains which begun at 8:00 pm on Sunday night till 10:30 pm.
The storm swept away 300 homes and residents have resorted to seeking refuge at Kidera health centre IV. Survivors have been transferred to Kidera health centre IV and Kamuli general hospital respectively.
Robert Musoke, the member of parliament for Budiope West, has asked the government and all well-wishers to come to the rescue of the affected residents.
Uganda Extreme Weather Facts
Affected Area: 100 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Severe weather