Large crack appears on mountainside in Freetown as people asked to evacuate areas still under threat of mudslides.
Authorities in Sierra Leone said Monday that at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding downtown streets and creating mudslides in hilly areas. Sierra Leone's...
More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone's mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The U.N. … Click to Continue »
Hundreds remain unaccounted for after torrential rains near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, caused a mountainside to collapse onto a residential community.
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone has buried 461 victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital this week, an official at the central morgue said on Friday.