At least 42 people have been killed in heavy flooding in Haiti over the weekend

The death toll from flooding in Haiti over the weekend has risen to 42 and 11 people are missing, authorities said Monday.

At least 85 people were injured and more than 13,600 homes were flooded, forcing people to evacuate, according to Haiti’s Civil Defense Agency.

Haiti’s western, northwestern, southeastern and central regions received heavy rain, officials said.

The weather has since improved, but many crops have been damaged by growing hunger and people are scrambling to find temporary shelters after rain turned roads into torrential rivers of brown water.

The World Food Program said tens of thousands of people were affected, with the worst damage in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area and the western region of Haiti.

“A significant weather event so early in the hurricane season … raises concerns about the ability to sustain a sustained response should extreme weather events continue,” the agency warned.

Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he had asked for international help.

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