Torrential rains submerge houses, cars in Tamale metropolis



Residents of Tamale, the Northern Regional capital have been hit by catastrophe after torrential rains submerged a number of houses displacing dozens.

According to residents of the regional capital who have been affected by the disaster, the rain started about 4 am Monday dawn and has since not stopped as of the time the report was being filed.

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They indicate that places like Sawaaba Fong, Lamakara, Vittin, Fuo, Gumani, Kakpagyili, Jongshegu and Waterworks have been flooded with several properties lost to the water.

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Some residents have been displaced as a result of the worrying floods which has become a yearly ritual in the Northern Regional capital.

Apart from houses that have been submerged, fuel stations, cars and domestic animals have also been submerged by the torrential rains on Monday morning.

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Our sources in the Tamale Metropolis indicates that the Regional Security Committee is touring the affected areas to ascertain the extent of damage caused by the flood.

Source: 2021


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