Pictures : Neglected drainage system leaves Harare flooded

 

HARARE-The heavy rains that hit Harare on Monday exposed the Harare city council’s failure to deal with the city’s drainage system as a number of streets were left submerged in water.

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Samora Machel Avenue. Picture by an AMHVoices contributor

 

Samora Machel Avenue. Picture courtesy of the Humanitarian Information Faciliation Centre Facebook page
Samora Machel Avenue. Picture courtesy of the Humanitarian Information Faciliation Centre Facebook page

 

Julius Nyerere Avenue
Julius Nyerere Avenue
Corner Samora Machel Avenue and Julius Nyerere. Picture courtesy of the Humanitarian Information Faciliation Centre Facebook page
Corner Samora Machel Avenue and Julius Nyerere.
Picture courtesy of the Humanitarian Information Faciliation Centre Facebook page

 

A tree fell on a car along Cameron Street. Picture by Jacqueline Mbayiwa Makuvatsine
A tree fell on a car along Cameron Street. Picture by Jacqueline Mbayiwa Makuvatsine

 

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Workers at a food outlet clean up after the rains. Picture by Jacqueline Mbayiwa Makuvatsine
Workers at a food outlet clean up after the rains. Picture by Jacqueline Mbayiwa Makuvatsine

A shopping mall along Kwame Nkrumah Avenue was one of the most affected areas as water from the clogged street gushed into shops, forcing owners to temporarily shut down their businesses.

Muddy water in the mall along Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
Muddy water in the mall along Kwame Nkrumah Avenue