Cameroon announces plans to release excess water from dam, Nigeria on flood alert

06 August 2015 - 15:12 By AFP

Nigeria on Thursday warned tens of thousands of people living along one of its main rivers to expect massive flooding as neighbouring Cameroon announced plans to release water from a dam. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it had been informed that the Lagdo dam in northern Cameroon would be emptying water into the River Benue until November to relieve an excessive build-up.

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