FG alerts of possible flooding as 14 states face heavy rainfall risk

FG issues flood alert, says 14 states may record heavy rainfall

The Federal Government has issued a flood alert, saying 14 states and 31 communities may witness heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding from July 4 to 8.

This was contained in a statement by the Federal Ministry of Environment.

According to the statement, the states and communities were identified as Plateau (Langtang and Shendam); Kano (Sumaila, Tudun Wada); Sokoto (Shagari, Goronyo and Silame); and Delta (Okwe).

Others include Kaduna (Kachia); Akwa Ibom (Upenekang); Adamawa (Mubi, Demsa, Song, Mayo-Belwa, Jimeta, and Yola); and Katsina (Katsina, Jibia, Kaita and Bindawa).

Relevant stakeholders are advised to take precautionary measures to forestall loss of lives and property.

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