In Chikwawa district, where people have not been spared the whip of hunger this season, traditional leaders are reporting situations beckoning rapid response.
A girl child has been killed by floods while three other people have been injured in Nsanje district after walls of the houses collapsed following rains upstream.
In Chikwawa district, crocodiles freeing flooding Shire river to feeder rivers are reportedly terrorizing people of Ndakwera area in the district.
People of Ngabu and Masache in Chikwawa are accusing staff Dolo Health Centre in the district of ill-treating patients arguing that the health workers open and close the facility as they wish.
Close to 200 people living with HIV in Chikwawa district are benefiting from a new social protection program that aims to ensure sustained livelihoods for the people.
The Malawi Congress Party says 117 members of the Democratic Progressive Party, DPP, have jumped ship in Chikwawa including some leaders on grounds that the ruling party has failed to address the hunger situation and sorting out intra-party leadership problems at grassroots level.
In under 24 hours in Chikwawa on Tuesday alone, lightning struck dead five people in separate incidents, a development authorities in the district are worried about.
Water hiccups have rocked three public facilities in Chikwawa as thugs have stolen water pumps and solar panels at Mfera Health Centre and Phimbi and Mikolongo primary schools.