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Actor Pa James’ home floods after heavy downpour

Veteran actor Ajirebi Kayode Olasehinde, popularly known as Pa James of Papa Ajasco fame, was affected by a heavy downpour that hit residents in Lagos State on Monday. Olasehinde’s house in the Oke Isagun community of Oke Odo LGA got flooded “due to the overflowing canal behind our street,” according to …

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Accra floods to ease – Engineers to Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has inspected two major projects ongoing in Accra aimed at finding a lasting solution to the perennial flooding in Accra. The two projects the president inspected were the Accra Sanitary Sewer and Storm Water Drainage Alleviation Project at Circle and the Drainage Construction at Kaneshie 1st Light Intersection. …

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Kumasi floods: One confirmed dead

At least, one person has been confirmed dead following Monday’s heavy downpour in Kumasi, the Asahnti Region capital. The body of a 32-year old welder, Kofi Appiagyei, was retrieved Tuesday afternoon in the Susuan stream at Atonsu S-Line, after he had been swept away by flood waters at Asawasi-Pelele. The …

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Floods inundate communities after downpour in Accra

Flood yesterday inundated most communities in Accra after about an hour of downpour in the national capital. The rains flooded many homes in areas such as Adabraka and surrounding communities, the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, Kaneshie, Avenor, Alajo, Legon and Okponglo. Even though the downpour was without the characteristic force that …

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Flash floods kill at least 19 in southern Iran

Flash floods in southern Iran have killed at least 19 people and injured at least 100 more, officials say. Dramatic footage on social media showed torrents of muddy water surging through the city of Shiraz where most of the deaths occurred. People were seen clinging to lamp posts and the …

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