Many parts of Accra were flooded Tuesday morning after

The downpour caused some drains to overflow their channels.

Waste materials, particularly plastic bottles swam effortlessly in the Odaw River.

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Vehicles and passengers had to struggle their way out of the flood waters.

The rain started at about 5:00 am Tuesday morning.

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The rains accounted for the submerging of roads, houses and cars in various areas of the city.