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Sudanese meteorologists warn of heavy rain and torrential rain in several states

The Sudanese Meteorological Authority expects moderate to heavy rain in several states, while other states might be expecting torrential rains.

Khartoum: AlTaghyeer

The Sudanese Meteorological Authority warned, on Sunday evening, that the Red Sea and South Kordofan states would be affected by moderate to heavy rain, accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds.

It expected that the Nile River State would be affected by torrential rains as a result of the expected rains in the Red Sea State.

The authority noted that the states of “Khartoum, River Nile, Sennar, Blue Nile and North Darfur” were affected by light to medium rain on Sunday night and early Monday.

Earlier in the day, the authority had expected medium to heavy rain in the states of South and West Kordofan and South and West Darfur.

It predicts light to medium rain in the states of “Khartoum, River Nile, Kassala, Gedaref, Gezira, North Kordofan, White Nile, Blue Nile, North, Central and East Darfur.”

She said that the orbital interval passes north of the Red Sea State, Dongola, North Karima, Atbara and the Western States, and is expected to advance slightly to the north during the forecast period.

Dinder Flood

In a similar context, large parts of the Dinder locality and the southern, eastern and western parts of Sennar State witnessed in the early hours of Sunday morning heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms and cyclones.

A number of villages were affected by the rains and torrential rains, including al-Tambri, al-Azaza and the villages of Khor al-Atshan, east of Dinder.

The Dinder River continued to rise in level and entered the dangerous stage, and it was recorded at the Dinder city measuring station of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources of “13.64” meters, compared to Saturday’s level, which was “13.56” meters.

Sudan News Agency quoted eyewitnesses as saying that the decline of Khayran al-Atish and Jawij from the Ethiopian lands at an accelerated pace has lead to a rise in water levels and caused damage to the body of the Khor al-Atshan Dam, paralyzing movementand resulting in damages to farmers at a time when al-Kadeeb operations are taking place in mechanized farming projects.

The Executive Director of Dinder locality Obaid Idris Abdullah, confirmed that the emergency room is following up on the situation and preparations are underway for field visits to villages affected by rain and torrential rains.

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