Last Updated: Monday, November 24, 2014

Flash flooding in Morocco kills 32


Flash flooding in Morocco has claimed lives of at least 32 people.

At least 24 people have died in the southern city of Guelmim alone, including 11 bodies that have been recovered from the Oued Talmaadart.

More than 200 people, including two French nationals, have been evacuated by air force helicopters, the Moroccan ministry of interior said in a press release.

According to the Xinhua News Agency, flash flooding in Morocco has mostly affected the Guelmim, Agadir, Tiznite, Ouarzazate and Marrakesh region.

The 2010 West African floods had claimed lives of  at least 30 people in November. Morocco is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa.

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 24, 2014