Flooding In Nigeria 2018: Here Are List Of Affected States

Flooding In Nigeria 2018: Here Are List Of Affected States
September 04
06:33 2017

Flooding In Nigeria 2018: Here Are List Of Affected States

Just like Texas many states in Nigeria are in fear of been flooded due to heavy downpour.

The Nigeria Hydrological Agency (NHSA) has warned that this states Sokoto, Niger, Benue, Anambra, Niger Delta, Anambra, Ogun-Osun, Cross-River and Yobe states would have high risks of river flooding.It also indicated that Lagos, Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta, Ondo states may likely experience coastal flooding.

Other States include; Awka, Abakaliki, Birnin-Kebbi, Kano, Yonogoa, Abeokuta, Ado-Ekiti, Lokoja, Lafia, Nsuka and Gombe.Also included are Suleja, Karu, Nyanya, Abaji, Onitsha, Sapele, Hadejia and other major cities with poor drainage…

The cause of this flooding is likely rise in the sea level and tidal surge, which would impact fishing and coastal transportation.

Flooding In Sokoto State

Residents in villages of Makuwana, Dan Gawo and kumbula of Sabon Birni LGA, Sokoto state were thrown into deplorable condition aftermath of the recent flooding that damaged about 152 houses and more than 400 farm lands submerged, it also carted away large number of domestic animals and destroyed other means of shelter.

An assessment team from NEMA, SEMA and DSS discovered that the flooding was as a result of heavy downpour that lasted for over two days and other source of water from streams in Zamfara and Katsina state led to the overflow of the Sabon Birni tributary river.

Flooding In Benue..

The aftermath of torrential rainfalls in Makurdi, Benue State has left close to 3,000 houses submerged and thousands of residents homeless.

Other states affected by flooding in Nigeria.

  • Ekiti
  • Osun
  • Akwa Ibom
  • Kebbi
  • Niger
  • Kwara
  • Ebonyi
  • Enugu
  • Abia
  • Oyo
  • Lagos
  • Plateau
  • Sokoto
  • Edo
  • Bayelsa.

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