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At least 45 people dead after dam burst its banks in Kenya

# At least 45 people died when a dam burst its banks near a town in Kenya’s Rift Valley, as torrential rains and floods batter the country. The disaster raises the total death toll over the March to May wet season in Kenya to more than 120, as heavier than usual rainfall pounds East Africa, compounded by the El Nino weather pattern. Residents say the accident occurred in the dead of night, sending water gushing down a hill and engulfing everything in its path.