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More Floods Imminent As Ghanaians are Told to Expect Heavy Rains in the Coming Days

Days after flood waters caused by heavy rains swept away three people including a toddler in Kumasi, the Ghana Meteorological Agency has warned of more floods as they predict that the country will likely witness heavy rains in the coming days. The agency has thus cautioned people living in flood prone areas to relocate in order to minimize damages should the waters overtake their areas.

A senior official at the agency explained that the rains in the country are at their highest between the months of June and August and so the people should be ready. The official pointed out that the places likely to be affected are the Coastal areas whiles the Northern part of the country as experienced these few weeks since the wet season started will continue to experience heavy rains accompanied with strong winds and thunderstorm.

The people of Ghana in recent times have grown to accept floods as norm and usually pay no heed each time a warning like this is issued. As a result floods caused by heavy rains almost all the time hit so hard that it will take eternity to recover either from the lost of precious lives or properties. Last year, thousands of people especially in the North - East, Savanna and the Northern regions were forced out of their homes and their properties and livestock were swept away by flood waters caused by days of torrential downpour. Most of the victims are yet to receive any intervention from Government.

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