This has been the year of the floods, with places as diverse as the United States, Britain, Eastern Europe, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh seeing some of the worst flooding in close to a century, and now Africa can be added to the list.
The following link to the BBC site shows the flooding in Africa using Satellite Images. What is interesting is that just a few weeks ago the area was in drought, and now in addition to the flood waters the land is green. BBC Flood images
I suspect that all this bad weather is related to that strange 'Global Cooling Phenomenon' that occurred this spring which released a large amount of heat from the oceans, and it is heat energy that powers the weather world wide. Link to the Global Cooling Graphics