This image shows the aftermath of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans – not a recent flood in Khartoum

Published on 14/04/2021 at 10:00

Several Facebook posts featuring an image of a flood have been shared on Facebook claiming it shows the Nile river inundating the streets of Sudan’s capital Khartoum in September 2020. But the claim is false: the image shows the aftermath of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005.