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‘Rainfall of three months’ hits Senegal in a day

by OtownGist

Senegal’s President Macky Sall has launched an emergency aid plan after a seven-hour downpour caused widespread flooding.

The water minister said there had been more rain in a single day than the total amount that usually falls during the three-month rainy season.

There has been widespread damage and most parts of the country are flooded.

One person is missing in the central region of Kaolack.

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Dozens have been killed and thousands displaced during a week of heavy rains across West Africa’s Sahel region.

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