Heavy rain and flash floods occurred on 29 April in Luanda Province (north-western Angola), causing fatalities and widespread damage.
According to national authorities, at least 14 people died (of which five in Luanda Municipality) and two individuals were injured by flash floods and heavy rain-related events. Up to 8,165 people have been displaced or severely affected. Several bridges, road sections, and more than 1,610 houses are reportedly damaged by floodwater across Luanda, whilst a school was destroyed in Sambizang Urban District.
Moderate to locally heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over Luanda Province on 21-22 April.