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Region Urged to Brace for Floods

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says there is a potential for flooding and flash floods across the region during the next three months even as the rainfall totals are forecast to be the usual or lower for the peak of the wet season

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Flood kills 312 in Sierra Leone

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At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless yesterday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from rubble and overwhelming the city’s morgues.