Flooding in Sierra Leone

Three days of heavy rains triggered flash floods and a massive landslide in and around the capital Freetown on 14 August, 2017. The most severe disaster occurred in Regent and Lumley districts with a massive 6 kilometers mudslide submerging and wiping out over 300 houses along the banks of the Juba river. Flash floods also affected at least four other communities in other parts of Freetown