Floods submerge Accra for the umpteenth time

Most parts of Accra have been heavily flooded after torrential rains that lasted for hours on Wednesday.

Reports reaching Citi News indicate that valuable property including buildings and vehicles have virtually been submerged by the floods in some areas.

The floods have rendered many roads almost impassable causing heavy vehicular traffic in most parts of the city.

Large parts of the Kwame Nkrumah circle, Old Fadama, Ofankor, Bubuashie, GREDA estate, Kaneshie First Light, Mallam Junction, Tetteh Quarshie roundabout, Teshie Nungua and Tesano are heavily flooded.

Sections of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital was also flooded a situation that has grounded the elevator of the hospital.


Citi News also understands that the arrival lounge of the Kotoka International Airport has also been flooded leaving passengers stranded.



Meanwhile Greater Accra Regional minister Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo says the regional security committee has already deployed a joint police-military force to provide assistance in one area or the other.