The presidency of the High Council of State (HCS) held a meeting Monday to discuss the situation in the northeastern cities of Libya, where the Mediterranean Strom Daniel made landfall before moving eastbound to Egypt.

According to the HCS media office, the meeting addressed the damage caused by flooding as a result of torrential rains and what form of support to offer.

The Council agreed to form a delegation headed by its president to visit the affected areas and offer condolences to the families of the victims.

Furthermore, the Council decided to establish a committee headed by the HCS's Second Deputy Speaker to follow up on the government's actions in delivering relief to those affected and addressing the repercussions of this ordeal to limit its effects.