More Than 33 Die in Congo Flooding After Heavy Rain
Authorities in Congo say at least 33 people have died amid flooding in and around the capital of Kinshasa .
Dominique Weloli , the provincial health minister , said Thursday that figure only represented the bodies that have been brought to the morgue . Witnesses told U . N.- backed Radio Okapi that among the victims were five children from the same family who drowned overnight in their home .
Several neighborhoods in the sprawling capital of Kinshasa were under water Thursday after a night of heavy rains.