• Short Summary

    HEAVY RAINS LATE LAST MONTH BROKE THE DROUGHT WHICH HAS GRIPPED CONGO-KINSHASA FOR THE LAST SIX MONTHS.

  • Description

    HEAVY RAINS LATE LAST MONTH BROKE THE DROUGHT WHICH HAS GRIPPED CONGO-KINSHASA FOR THE LAST SIX MONTHS. TRAFFIC IN THE CAPITAL, KINSHASA WAS BROUGHT TO A HALT AS FLOODWATERS SWIRLED THROUGH THE STREETS.

    HARDEST HIT WAS THE LEVER CONGO QUARTER OF THE CAPITAL WHERE HOMES WERE FLOODED AND THE INHABITANTS FORCED TO FLEE TO HIGHER GROUND. A BRIDGE, UNDER CONSTRUCTION OVER THE GOMBE RIVER WAS WASHED AWAY. AUTHORITIES IN KINSHASA HAVE TAKEN URGENT STEPS TO BRING THE SITUATIONS UNDER CONTROL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6KXAXTKT5UUV7PBDMXA131I37
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KXAXTKT5UUV7PBDMXA131I37
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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