Saturday morning downpour wreaks havoc in parts of Accra

Downpour wreaks havoc in parts of Accra Downpour wreaks havoc in parts of Accra

The phenomenon of flooding after downpours in the country has been extended to the month of October, albeit not a usual rainy season.

Experts have attributed the occurrence to the increasing shift in climate globally.

Several Ghanaians have been left to lick their sores while they take stock of losses after Saturday morning's rains in parts of the Greater Accra Region.

Footage and sentiments shared by many Ghanaians on social media give only a fraction of the devastation caused by the rains in several areas across the capital.

The rains which started at dawn of Saturday and poured for over six hours, has left havoc in its wake, particularly at Kasoa a border town between Greater Accra and Central Region.

At Adabraka, Citi Newsroom's, Nii Ayikwei Okine reported that many residents in the Sahara area have been left stranded on the streets after flood waters took over their places of abode.

He said the Odaw river has broken its banks, flowing through the Sahara park and adjoining communities.