Nigeria – Flash Floods (DG ECHO, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, WMO, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 September 2018)

  • Heavy rain has resulted in flash flooding and casualties over the past week. 70 mm of rain was recorded over 24 hours in Enugu city (southeast Nigeria) on 1-2 September.
  • According to media reports, as of 3 September, 21 people have died, 15 in Niger State, three in Kano State and three more in Nasarawa State.
  • Over the next 48 hours, moderate to locally heavy rain may further affect the country.