On the Wednesday night which is on the 6th of October, A number of areas in Accra got flooded as a result of a downpour on the Wednesday night. The rains therefore started few minutes after 5pm and it therefore lasted for more than two hours. Bukom, Adabraka,Kaneshie and Ofankor are areas which are recorded as flooded which has caused a heavy vehicular traffic which has made drivers stay in traffic for several hours. The Ghana Meteorological Agency had earlier predicted the rainfall in most parts of southern Ghana. The Agency made it known to us that the rain may begin from late Wednesday Afternoon into the night.
The Ghana Police Service has also advised the general public to stay indoors if they have no business outside mostly those living in Accra and Tema Metropolis.
Due to the flooded areas, the motoring public is being advised to exercise caution when driving to avoid driving through flood-prone or flooded areas. For any emergency, you should report to the Police on 18555 or 191 for the necessary Police intervention.
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