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>> This isn't how
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] would normally leave his house in Lokoja, central Nigeria, but heavy rains have left him no choice. It's the first time he's been able to return home after rising flood waters forced him and his family to flee. Heavy rains across central and southern Nigeria have killed more than 100 people in 10 states.
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>> We feel bad. We feel bad because it just come here like in three, two hours.>> Kogi, Niger, Anambra, and Delta are among the worst hit states from the flooding, with thousands being forced from their homes.>> When the water was coming, we're thinking that maybe this was just an ordinary rain water.
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So we didn't even think that maybe the water will come like this, you understand? So the water entered the first room, we thought this was joke. Then when the water came to my own room, that was when we know that yes, the water is very serious.>> Seasonal flash floods are common in Nigeria but are particularly lethal in rural areas or overcrowded slums where drainage is poor or non-existent.
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