Rumbek, 18th April 2018. Heavy rains and wind killed an old man and destroyed thirty-three shops on Sunday afternoon in Rumbek town, confirms Mayor.
Mawet Manuer Khook says many shops and houses collapsed as a result of heavy showers in the town’s main market and part of Akuach area, Good News Radio reports.
Manuer extends his condolence to the shops owners and traders whose their goods were damaged as a result of heavy rains.
He calls on the business men to urgently repair their shops before another rain falls.
The Mayor advises the public to construct concrete shops to avoid loses.