Southern Africa Floods Situation Update# 3

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 02 Feb 2011

- New localized floods have been experienced in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Lesotho and Madagascar;

- Strong downpours flooded northwestern Madagascar, while heavy rains in the drought affected south may have damaged crops; and

- Discharge from the Cahora Bassa will increase on 4 February from 4200 to 6400m3/s, which could lead to flooding downstream.

- River levels at Katima Mulilo in Namibia's Caprivi Strip are more than twice the level for this year.

- A map of the impacts is included.

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