Tunisia

Tunisia - Floods (FloodList, Meteo Tunisia, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 September 2020)

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  • As of 5 September, floods caused by heavy rain were reported across Tunisia, leading to casualties and damage. At least 6 people have died.
  • Flooding and related fatalities were reported in the governorates of Monastir, Jendouba, Mahdia, Sidi Bouzid, and Tunis, according to the country's Civil Protection Agency.
  • Floods struck several districts of the capital city of Tunis on 10 September. Some areas were under 1 metre of water, leaving roads impassable and buildings damaged.
  • The National Institute of Meteorology - Tunisia issued warnings for further heavy rain in the coming days.