Parts of Accra submerged

By Kweku Antwi Jnr

Several areas of Accra were submerged due to the late night heavy downpour on Monday, June 18, 2018.

Several residents in flood-prone areas were stuck in their homes and shops. Vehicles were seen parked on the shoulders of roads to avert being trapped.

Several distress calls to various media houses, especially radio stations, for the intervention of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) point to the fact that a number of areas in the national capital, Accra, have been flooded, with properties going under water following hours of torrential rains.

Hundreds of people, we understand, were trapped in their homes with several others stuck on their way to safety and homes.

Badly hit areas were the normal places that flood whenever there is a heavy downpour such as Mataheko, Kaneshie, Dansoman, Adjiringanor, Kwashieman-Santa Maria and Osum precisely the Osu Royal Preparatory School area, Odowna, Kwashieman, Mamprobi, among others.

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