Video Deaths and devastation trail Accra floods

The heavy downpour in the capital rendered several places flooded and also led to power outages in several communities.

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Here are pictures of the deaths and devastation wreaked by Wednesday's deadly floods in Accra.

The floods have also destroyed property across the country and in the capital in particular, leading to the death of dozens of people.

The heavy downpour in the capital rendered several places flooded and also led to power outages in several communities. Reports suggest that the fire service personnel struggled to fight the inferno last night. Officially, it is unclear what sparked the blaze at the service station.

It is not clear what started the fire that completely destroyed the filling station next to the GCB Bank Circle Tower branch, and also burnt several houses and shops, but eyewitnesses suspect fuel-laden floods could have imported the fire which trapped many who had sought refuge from torrential rains that cut off several communities from major roads. 

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