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Dozens of homes were flooded, and many roads were closed, at dawn on Wednesday, in various areas of the Gaza Strip, due to heavy rains, amid warnings from the Palestinian Meteorological Department that rain would continue to fall accompanied by thunderstorms.
According to the Palestinian News Agency "Wafa", dozens of homes sank in Jabalia, north of the Gaza Strip, and in a number of neighborhoods in Gaza City, and the Beach Camp, west of the city, especially in low-lying areas, and shops were damaged, after heavy rainwater entered them, causing damage. Serious damage to property and property.
The agency indicated that many roads were closed due to being flooded and collecting rainwater, making it difficult for people and vehicles to move, amid strong winds, which led to trees and billboards falling, and Zinko boards flying.
It is noteworthy that the flooding of Palestinian homes and various neighborhoods in low-lying areas in the Gaza Strip occurs annually with heavy rains, due to worn-out infrastructure and worn rainwater drainage culverts that need periodic maintenance work, and as a result of the repeated Israeli occupation attacks on the Gaza Strip.