Morocco Flash Flood – Flash flooding in southern Morocco has reportedly killed at least 30 people, including many others still confirmed missing till this time.
Heavy storms have swept across several regions including tourist hub Marrakesh, where torrential rain destroyed many mud homes on Sunday.
Roads and highways were blocked off, making it hard for emergency crew to reach people.
The “exceptional” storms also swept across the regions of Guelmim, Agadir and Ouarzazate, and a search was under way for the missing, the authorities said.
The authorities were warned that the amount of rainfall would trigger floods but choose to ignore them.
“It was forecast that more than 100 millimetres of rain would fall, but nothing has been done. They just waited for the catastrophe to unfold,” Boulid said.
Flash floods are common in Morocco, where four children drowned in the south in September when they were swept away.