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Accra Floods Here are 10 tips to beat floods according to Dr Lloyd Amoah

Even though everybody is blaming a higher authority for this incident, citizens must also take be alert when it is raining.

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We are in June and as usual, the rains have started.

The heavy downpour on Monday saw some people die as others also lost their belongings.

Even though everybody is blaming a higher authority for this incident, citizens must also take be alert when it is raining.

READ ALSO: Man shares heart-wrenching story of how his wife drowned in floodwaters

Below are some tips to help you when it rains.

• If it rains heavily in Accra and its daytime stay put where you are. Monitor the news before you move.

• Make mental notes of bridges on your city travel routes. Avoid them when it rains heavily in Accra.

• Avoid the Tema Motorway at all costs when it rains heavily in Accra.

• Call folk when it rains heavily. Check their location. Provide advise.

• Make sure you turn off all electric appliances before you leave your home. Power trips may cause trouble.

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• Close your windows. Move objects that can fall. You will save property if it rains heavily with strong winds.

• Be alert for live electric cables. As you walk, or drive, or ride. In Ghana, these get ripped when it rains heavily.

• If you are being driven help the driver to be cautious. Insist on safety. Don't sit and stare. You will be dead.

• Avoid as much as you can puddles of water during and after heavy rains in Accra. May bear harmful objects.

• Remember that Accra has become a necropolis. A living trap. Be alert and smart. Rain or shine.

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