Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
21 sept. 2020 | 14h39 UTC

Egypt: Authorities warn of possible floods in Rashid (Beheira governorate) on September 21

Egypt Alerte de sécurité

Egyptian authorities warn of possible floods in Rashid (Beheira governorate) on September 21; monitor situation

TIMEFRAME expected from 20/9/2020, 11h00 until 25/9/2020, 11h59 (Africa/Cairo). COUNTRY/REGION Beheira governorate, Rashid

Event

Egyptian authorities issued flood warnings to residents of the city of Rashid (Beheira governorate) on Monday, September 21, amid concerns over rising water levels in the Nile. Those on the banks of the river have been advised to evacuate, as officials stated that the next three days would bring a high risk of flooding to large areas of the city. Weeks of heavy rainfall upstream in Sudan have raised the level of the Nile to record highs, with the United Nations estimating that some 500,000 people have been affected by flooding in the country.

The risk of flooding remains high along the course of the river Nile while rainfall continues in Sudan. The Sudanese rainy season lasts until October.  

Advice

Those in Beheira governorate are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid areas directly affected by flooding, confirm road conditions before setting out, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, including evacuation orders. Avoid walking or driving through floodwaters.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées