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Rainstorm Heartbreaking photos show Accra's devastating flooding

Hundreds of people took refuge under shelters while they wait for the floodwaters to recede.

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Friday's heavy downpour in Accra has left many areas in the capital under water.

Hundreds of people took refuge under shelters while they wait for the floodwaters to recede.

READ MORE: Floods wreak havoc in Accra, Tema [Photos/video]

Many areas including Okponglo Junction, Kwame Nkumah interchange, Mallam, Kaneshie, Taifa, Dzorwulu, Awoshie and its environs, Accra-Tema motorway were under water, with residents scooping water from their rooms and trying to save personal effects.

Roads and bridges  were cut and gulleys created thus cutting-off residents in many areas creating huge traffic jams in the city.

Media houses and citizen journalists in Accra took pictures of the havoc the flood created in Accra -- here's what the destruction looked it.

The heavy downpour submerged cars around the Kwame Nkurmah Circle interchange.

 

Commercial vehicles at Kaneshie could barely move.

Tetteh Quarshie Interchange

Below are some random pictures from yesterday's flood in Accra.

 

READ MORE: Flood hits Kumasi displacing over 200 residents

 

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