Morocco was in mourning on Wednesday. Seven people were killed in floods caused by heavy rains in the province of Taroudant on Wednesday night, local authorities said. Heavy rains in the province of Taroudant caused floods that killed seven people in douar Tizrt belonging to the municipality of Imi Ntiyaret, district of Ighern, says one source. The seven people who died as a result of the floods are a 17-year-old and six elderly men attending a football match between a douar team and a team from a neighboring douar in a tournament. local. An investigation was initiated by the competent authorities, under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor, to determine the conditions and circumstances of this incident and to establish the responsibilities. Local authorities, elements of civil protection and residents of the town on Thursday continued research to find any missing.
It should be noted that an elderly man was also found injured following flooding in Imi Ntiyaret commune. The man with varying degrees of severity of injury was transferred to the hospital in the municipality of Ighern to receive the necessary care. In addition, the National Meteorological Directorate (DMN) has announced strong, orange-colored, thunderstorms expected Thursday from 12:00 to 23:00 in several provinces of the Kingdom. In a special weather report, the DMN indicates that the provinces of Al Haouz, Azilal, Chichaoua, Errachidia, Figuig, Midelt, Ouarzazate, Taroudant, Tata, Tinghir and Zagora are affected by these showers. According to the same source, moderate thunderstorms will interest during the same validity the reliefs under Tiznit, Sidi Ifni and Chtouka-Ait-Baha. Storm showers may be locally accompanied by hailstorms and thunderstorms, the DMN continues.