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16:28
16:28

Another Person Swept to Death by Floods in Rubanda 2 2

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region confirms the incident saying that after the discovery of the body a postmortem was done and they later handed it over to relatives for a decent burial. Maate warns the public to be careful while crossing floods or running waters.
10:28
10:28

Running Water Kills Retired Teacher in Rubanda 2 1 Top story

The deceased Ben Besigensi alias Kacoco,67 and resident of Rwarugambwa village in Kibuzigye parish, Hamuhambo town council met his death around 7 pm on Sunday, according to Aggrey Bandebaho, the Hamuhambo sub-county LC3 Chairman.
14:04
14:04

Body of 13-Year-Old Girl Recovered from Swamp in Rubanda

The deceased identified as Hilda Orishaba, daughter to Justus Rushagunga and Beatrice Nyakarungi, residents of Nangaaro village in Hamurwa town council was swept by running waters at around 05:30 PM.
07:16
07:16

Lightning Kills Three in Rubanda 1

According to Oyesiga’s son, Ivan Muhwezi, the victims were struck by lightning on Friday at 5:30 pm while at Kamusegwa village. He says that the incident occurred during a heavy downpour that lasted for about three hours.
20:17
20:17

Lake Bunyonyi Waterspout Shock Still Haunts Residents cyclone 1 5

The funnel-shaped white smock descended and covered the skies for several minutes sending residents in fear from the rare weather phenomenon. Although no damage was caused the waterspout forced all the canoes which had been docked at Harutinda to float.
20:52
20:52

Mini Cyclone Hits Lake Bunyonyi 3 1

According to residents, the violent windstorm touched down in the lake near Natures Prime Island in Bubaare Sub County, Rubanda District.
08:02
08:02

Govt Launches Drive to Protect Lake Bunyonyi from Silting erosion 2 1

Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris said that governments intervention followed a survey that attributed silting of the lake to soil erosion on the hills adjacent to the lake. In May 2017, environment activists expressed worry over the depth of Lake Bunyonyi which has decreased by 1.2 meters due to silting.
07:49
07:49

Floods Cut Off Several Roads in Rubanda flash floods 2 1

Floods resulting from heavy rains have cut off several roads in the new district of Rubanda. The most affected roads include Bugongi-Bwindi-Butambi-Kyokyezo road, Kyenyi-Rutooga road in Nyamweru Sub County, Nshanjare-Ndeego-Rutenga road in Ikumba sub county, Muko-Nshanjare-Kaara road, and Karungu-Nyamasizi-Kabuarara road in Hamurwa Sub County.
10:21
10:21

Gov't Delivers Relief Food to Rubanda Flood Victims food relief 2 4

State Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru says that priority, in the distribution of relief food, was accorded to families that lost loved ones and those that sustained injuries in the tragedy. They received 300 kilograms of maize flour and 100 kilograms of maize flour respectively.
07:08
07:08

Floods Claim Twelve in Rubanda running waters 2

Boaz Byamukama, one of the residents told URN on Tuesday evening that they have managed to recover 7 bodies of the flood victims.
13:36
13:36

Heavy Rains Claim One in Rubanda running waters

Annet Asiimwe, the Muko Sub County LC V Councilor, says the heavy downpour ravaged gardens of maize, beans and Irish potatoes and also claimed several goats and sheep in the area.
17:43
17:43

Pictorial: Heavy Rains Destroy 15 Houses in Rubanda District Top story

A heavy downpour has destroyed 15 houses and several crop gardens in several villages of Muko Sub County in Rubanda District. A URN reporter visited the area and now brings the story in pictures.
16:01
16:01

Heavy Rains Destroy 15 Houses in Rubanda District heavy downpour 4 1

Fifteen houses and several crop gardens have been devastated by a heavy downpour in several villages of Muko Sub County in Rubanda District. The heavy rains that lasted for at least two hours started at around 01:00am.
16:52
16:52

Rubanda Landslides Injure Two, Houses Destroyed 1

The most affected areas are, Rwanyenza, Matakara cells in Ikamiro parish and Rwabahondame in Bufundi Sub County. The damaged buildings included residential houses, shops, bars and a saloon. Gardens were equally swept away.
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