The heavy downpour today, 5th July 2022 in the Greater Accra Region has rendered many people homeless. The rain started early in the morning and ended between10:00 am and 11:00 am. Watching the screenshots from the video in this article, you can see an entire vicinity has been flooded after the heavy downpour.
The raining season is still with us but has been calm on us for some days now. This season has brought about the writing of new history in the books of the nation as it has caused great havoc to towns across the country. This includes heavy and recurrent flooding associated with mass destruction of properties and lives as well.
Flooding is a major problem that is currently bringing the country to its knees. It's very sad and heartbreaking to see and hear some of the effects of floods on the livelihoods of Ghanaians. Many people living in the country have expressed their disappointment with the authorities who are responsible for making sure there is no flood.
You hear about it on the news all the time, but you never think it could happen to you. That's what many people in Accra are thinking as flood waters take over the entire Kaneshie stretch headed towards Accra and Circle. This is a serious situation and we need your help.
The rains have tightened its belt again as it disrupts the friendly environment of Accra and surrounding towns after an unexpected heavy downpour leaving the whole area flooded. The question people frequently do ask is why Accra all the time? Reporting from UTV news Ghana via their official twitter page is a video going viral flowing the heavy downpour in Accra and its environs.
Accra has experienced numerous flooding within the first half of the year. We are in the rainy season and we are going to see a lot of rain as predicted by the meteorological department. As human beings, we cannot stop the rain from falling but we can manage or control how it can affect our leaving.
Just after this morning's rainfall, some parts of Accra flooded, which destroyed people's property. The issue of floods in our country is becoming unbearable as people keep complaining almost every rainy season. Recall that the government has also made it clear that until the citizens stop putting rubbish in the gutters, they won't do anything about the flood issue in Ghana.
The national capital Accra was at the mercy of the weather earlier today after principal streets were submerged in water. There was heavy rainfall in the morning and as has been the case over the years, the capital became unmotorable. You could see the movement of human and vehicular traffic became heavily impeded.
Since last weekend, the weather has been partially cloudy and we all expected rain to fall, but it drizzled nights ago and even yesterday, Monday. As of 7 am today, the rain gradually began falling. Though it didn't come to heavy force, it fell for quite a long time because, taking a close look at some tweets made by residents in Accra, the rain that fell hours ago has floaded some areas in their location.
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The rains have set in and they are doing extraordinary this time around. In the previous years, natural disasters which happened that claimed lot of lives were very few but this year, things have changed. Anytime it rains, flooding will be recorded somewhere in the part of the country destroying lives and properties.
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25-06-22: “Thunderstorms And Rains Expected Today In These Areas, Check Them Out And Be Safe”- METEO
The Ghana Meteorological Agency is doing its best to alert the general public on giving a fire idea of how the weather is going to be in order to help regulate our activities and prepare well for the expected outcomes. Since the beginning of this raining season, the country has experienced a lot of disasters and calamities from flooding to loss of lives and loss or damage to property of many citizens.
The recent circulating news that has raised massive concerns amongst Ghanaians was when residents within one of the strongholds of the ruling NPP government finally declared not to vote for the party in the upcoming elections. The recent rainfall across the various regions in the country seemed to have caused more harm than good to the residents at Takoradi as thousands got stranded as flood waters blocked the Takoradi-Agona-Tarkwa Highway.
The New Nsutam Senior High Technical School in the fanteakwa South district in the eastern region was not left out of the wrath of the heavy downpour on June 30. NSUTECH also got its share as a set of the devastation as a section of the school wall was pushed down by the rain.
The Ghana Meteorological Agency has updated the country on the expected weather conditions for today 1st July, 2022. According to the Agency this morning temperatures will be between 23-25 degrees Celsius and the afternoon will rise to 27 - 29 degrees Celsius. The cloudiness will continue to persist in all parts of the country.
The Ghana Meteorological Agency has given the weather forecast for today 24th, June, 2022. According to the forecast by the Ghana Meteorological Agency, most parts the country will experience rains and thunderstorm especially in the Western and Central Regions. The clouds will continue to persist today as well in major parts of the country.
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The raining season is still present with us and so therefore we must be careful about our activities to avoid interruptions by the season’s effect. To give us a fore idea about how the weather is going to pose to us in daily basis is the effort of the Ghana Meteorological Agency disseminating reports on the daily weather forecast to the general public.
Residents in the Duase Electoral Area, specifically the Duase new site cemetery enclaves, have expressed outrage about the frequent flooding that occurs whenever it rains because of erosion. Report indicates that people have built homes and constructions around erosion-prone places at the location which has diverted and impeded the primary channel of the river over there.