176 households affected in Lilongwe floods

176 households have been affected by floods in Lilongwe city on Thursday.

According to Lilongwe city council officials, the floods have affected Chipasula, Kaliyeka, Kawale, Biwi and Area 36 townships.

20 houses have been completely destroyed.

The floods were caused by the heavy down pour.

On Friday, the Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi visited the victims in Chipasula and Kaliyeka townships where he donated assorted relief items.

“Thank God the floods occurred during the day, if it was at night, we could have lost lives,” Dausi said.

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