2020 Sudan floods

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In September 2020, a large amount of rainfall in Sudan caused a massive flood across at least 16 Sudanese states with the Blue Nile reaching water levels not seen for a century.

It is the most severe floods recorded in the region. A state of emergency was declared, and teams have worked to prevent damage to threatened archaeological sites.

The flood affected more than 500,000 people, destroyed more than 100,000 homes, and left 102 people dead so far.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Slawson, Nicola (5 September 2020). "Sudan declares state of emergency as record flooding kills 99 people". Archived from the original on 6 September 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2020 – via The Guardian.
  2. Staff, Reuters (8 September 2020). "Record floods threaten pyramid sites in Sudan". Archived from the original on 10 September 2020. Retrieved 9 September 2020 – via af.reuters.com.