Sunday, July 31, 2011

Hailstorm destroys villages in Wakiso, Uganda - 31st July 2011

A big hailstorm has destroyed property worth millions of shillings in Nakabugo and Bulaga villages in Wakiso district.

Reports from Bulaga indicates that over 20 houses have had their roofs blown off and plantations destroyed.

The hailstorm hit Nakabugo and Bulaga for about an hour killing four cows and a number of goats. No human life was lost.

By the time journalists arrived in Nakabugo some hailstones were still visible on the ground.

The destructive hailstorm has hit Wakiso when the country is experiencing famine. The Area LC5 councilor Mariam Kaliga urges the government to extend relief items to the people affected. Source