Thursday, 4 June 2015

Accra Ghana Submerged After Hours Of Torrential Rains Today

Many parts of the capital, Accra, have been completely submerged after hours of torrential rains, Wednesday left many roads impassable and residents homeless.

The rain began around 5:30pm and stopped at approximately 11:15pm but left in its wake a disaster of unimaginable proportions.

Many houses have been inundated by the water with residents climbing on roof tops in a desperate attempt to save their lives.

Their properties have been washed away by the flood waters.

Residents at Malam, Kaneshi, Spintex, Alajo Shiashi, La Alajo are mourning the great loss that came with floods.

The Multimedia offices are bleeding with calls from desperate residents seeking assistance from the National Disaster Management Organisation NADMO.

Major roads across the capital have been left unmotorable. Teshie Nugua, Kaneshie, the N1 have been affected. has learnt that even the street in front of the seat of government has not been spared the wrath of the torrential rain.

Cars have stuck in the flood waters.

There are no reports of casualties yet. Wednesday's flood comes just a day after a similar rainstorm left many displaced.

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