Solomon Islands

Heavy rain and flooding: National Situational Report 01, 07 February 2017

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A. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rainfall recorded since 11pm to 2am, Honiara to talled 89 mm and Henderson recorded 65mm within 3 hours, This was quite a lot of rain over a period of 3 hours

  • Increased water level in rivers and most drainage system within Honiara city were compromised and over flooded as a result of the heavy downpour.

  • Most houses in the Kastom Gaden area and behind Panatina were submerged by flood and water logging

  • Other parts of Honiara did not report any major impacts

  • No response will be provided until the scale of impact is properly determined