#Throwback Thursday Today's disaster could have been prevented in 1988

It's the day for throw-back pictures and we bring you torrential rains which caused floods in Accra in 1988.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Today we focus on the disaster that killed over 190 people at the Kwame Nkrumah circle.

The city experienced the heaviest rainfall in the year, between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

The torrential rainfall created a lot of floods in the capital and consequently caused havoc to property with over 190 losing their lives.

Today, Fire gutted a Goil filling station around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle following days of torrential rains that flooded most parts of Accra.

Visiting the scene of the fire explosion on Thursday, President John Mahama who was disturbed, served notice to the public government will in the future be ruthless and robust with anyone who builds on waterways.

This is a natural disaster and but prevented in 1988.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Cross Country Nigerian kidnapper has Ghanaian passport and two homes in...bullet
2 In Court Ghanaian pleads guilty to making bomb threat at U.S universitybullet
3 State Assets Government retrieves over 60 ‘missing’ State vehicles...bullet
4 Lynched Soldier Barbara Mahama writes emotional father's day...bullet
5 Lynched Soldier Send 17-yr-old suspect to Borstal home - Judge...bullet
6 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
7 Ghana Politics Government retrieves five more 'stolen' carsbullet
8 Major Mahama’s Death Court discharges 26 suspectsbullet
9 Nayele Ametefe Drug barons will not live to enjoy the...bullet
10 Lynched Soldier Lawyer for suspects fumes; says he is...bullet

Top Videos

1 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head with a blockbullet
2 Prophecy Hundreds will die in floods in 2017 – Prophet revealsbullet
3 Capt. Mahama's Death The account of this 10-year-old will leave you...bullet
4 Lynched Soldier Residents of Denkyira-Obuasi mourn Maj. Mahamabullet
5 Nigerians stop deportation of chained compatriot in KLM flightbullet
6 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
7 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day -...bullet
8 Watch Stop taking collection in churches -TB Joshua to Pastorsbullet
9 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
10 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide...bullet

News