The East African Republic of Rwanda has been struck by the biggest disaster in recent weeks of torrential rains.
At least 65 people perished in the floods, mudslides, and landslides on the night of May 7th, and nearly 100 houses were washed away, the Rwandan officials announced Tuesday. Many bridges were destroyed and roads left inaccessible reports the Associated Press.
This, unfortunately, is not the end of the rainy season. Heavy rains will continue, and the Rwandan Ministry of Emergency Management asks residents to relocate from risk areas.
This includes the northern parts of the republic and its capital, Kigali, with its hilly terrain which is particularly affected by landslides.