Lowveld villagers warned of flooding

The Government has warned villagers living along the Save River basin in Chipinge to move to higher ground as they are at risk of flooding since the river has burst its banks.

Chipinge district administrator Mr. William Mashava who is also the district civil protection chairperson said flooding was imminent.

“Please be advised that water levels in the Save River are increasing by the day and the river is now overflowing.

“In view of the above communities in the flood-prone areas of Save Valley are being urged to seek safety at the usual ward-based evacuation center,” he said.

Communities staying in the Changadzi, Tanganga, Dakate, Musvazi, and other areas near rivers have been advised to stay alert.

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