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09 avr. 2020 | 10h48 UTC

Papua New Guinea: Flooding affects more than 60,000 people April 8

Papua New Guinea Alerte de sécurité

Heavy rains and associated flooding affect more than 60,000 people as of April 8; monitor weather forecast

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2020, 12h00 until 12/4/2020, 11h59 (Pacific/Port_Moresby). COUNTRY/REGION Papua New Guinea

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As of Wednesday, April 8, heavy rains and subsequent flooding have affected several areas in Papua New Guinea. In the Gulf province, including the provincial capital Kerema, around 60,000 people have lost their homes. In the Morobe province, rainfall overflowed rivers including the Rumu River, affecting 200 households and disrupting public services.

Weather officials forecast additional heavy rain over most of the country on Thursday, April 9. Associated flooding, landslides, and transportation disruptions are to be anticipated over the coming days.


Individuals in Papua New Guinea are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate lingering transportation and business disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities. Avoid walking or driving through floodwaters; 15 cm (6 in) of running water is enough to knock over an adult.


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