Heavy Rains Leave Dozens Dead in Angola


At least 25 people have been killed and thousands left homeless after their houses were destroyed following the heavy rains that hit Angola throughout the year.

Flooding in Angola's capital of Luanda, 2007

  • Angola:  Rains Kill Seven in Kuito City

    Angola Press Agency, 29 November 2012

    Seven people died in Kuito city, Central Bie province, following heavy rains hitting the region, says the local administrator, Avis Vieira Agostinho. read more »

  • Angola:  Rain Kills One Person in Luanda

    Angola Press Agency, 15 November 2012

    One dead and a person missing is the provisional assessment of the heavy rain that hit on Wednesday dawn the city of Luanda. read more »

  • Angola:  Collapsing of Residence Kills Four People in Lubango

    Angola Press Agency, 11 November 2012

    Four members of a same family died on Friday at Mitcha ward in the outskirts of Lubango city, southern Huila province, after a collapsing of a residence, caused by heavy rains, ... read more »

  • Angola:  Heavy Rains Dislodge About 600 Families in Malanje

    Angola Press Agency, 7 November 2012

    At least 600 families were left homeless in the Municipalities of Malanje, Quirima and Luquemba, following the destruction of 120 residences, due to the heavy rains over the last ... read more »

  • Angola:  Heavy Rains Destroy 49 Houses in Chinjenje

    Angola Press Agency, 29 October 2012

    At least 49 residences were destroyed on Sunday, in Chinjenje city, Huambo province, following the heavy rains hitting the municipality, Angop has learnt. read more »

  • Angola:  Rain Kills Two, One Injured in Ucuma

    Angola Press Agency, 29 October 2012

    Two people were killed and one injured Sunday following heavy rain that hit Ucuma district, 100 km of the capital city of the central Huambo province. read more »

  • Angola:  Heavy Rains Kill 14 People in Two Months in Huambo

    Angola Press Agency, 24 October 2012

    At least fourteen people died in Huambo province since September so far, following the heavy rains hitting the region, many of them accompanied by strong winds, Angop has learnt. read more »

  • Angola:  Rains, Winds Leave 21 Families Homeless

    Angola Press Agency, 18 October 2012

    At least 21 families have been left homeless in Lepi commune, Longonjo municipality, central Huambo province, following heavy rains and strong winds that hit the region recently, ... read more »

  • Angola:  Rains Dislodge 150 People in Kuchi

    Angola Press Agency, 15 October 2012

    Over 150 people of Kuchi municipality, Kuando Kubango province are homeless, since the weekend, following the heavy rains accompanied by strong winds, Angop has learnt. read more »

  • Angola:  Heavy Rains Destroy 10 Houses in Cambuengo Municipality

    Angola Press Agency, 12 October 2012

    Ten residences in Cambuengo commune, in Mungo Municipality, were destroyed, following the heavy rains that hit this region of Huambo Province, Angop has learnt. read more »