Nigeria - Floods (NIMET, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 July 2022)

  • On 17 July, floods and flash floods were reported in Yobe state (north-eastern Nigeria), resulting in casualties.
  • According to media, four people died and a number of people sustained injuries. Over 100 households have been displaced across 11 communities in Gulani and one community in Gujba. Several towns, including Gulani, Bara, Gagure, and Njibulwa, are inaccessible as the main bridge linking these areas was cut off.
  • On 19-21 July, moderate to locally heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds is forecast over Yobe state.