Severe floods hit Ghana’s Upper East Region

Severe floods hit Ghana’s Upper East Region

Severe flooding affecting Ghana's Upper East Region this month has left at least five people dead and around 1 700 homes damaged or destroyed, according to the preliminary data from the Regional Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation…

Deadly floods hit Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa

Deadly floods hit Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa

Severe flooding struck parts of Burkina Faso and Ghana this week, resulting in extensive property damage and at least 8 fatalities. Heavy rainfall has been affecting the West African countries since mid-August, displacing many residents. In Burkina Faso, heavy…

Deadly floods sweep through capital Accra, Ghana

Deadly floods sweep through capital Accra, Ghana

Overnight rains from June 8 to 9, 2020, led to damaging floods in the city of Accra, Ghana. The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) confirmed one fatality and two others missing. One person died in the Odawna area after being electrocuted in the water…

Severe flash floods hit Accra, at least 7 people dead or missing, Ghana

Severe flash floods hit Accra, at least 7 people dead or missing, Ghana

At least 5 people were killed and 2 remain missing after a surprisingly strong storm hit capital Accra, Ghana late April 7, 2019. Heavy rain lasted less than 2 hours, leaving behind flooded roads and scores of stranded motorists. Running water spilled from chocked…

Destructive floods hit capital Accra, Ghana, leaving 3 dead and 4 missing

Destructive floods hit capital Accra, Ghana, leaving 3 dead and 4 missing

Heavy rains hit capital Accra, Ghana on June 18, 2018, causing destructive floods across the city and leaving at least 3 people dead and 4 missing. The floods caused chaos across the capital and left many people trapped in their homes and vehicles. Local media…

Widespread flooding engulfs Accra, Ghana

Widespread flooding engulfs Accra, Ghana

Torrentail rainfalls which started in Ghana on June 9, 2016, caused widespread flooding in Accra. This happened exactly one year after devastating floods and fires killed more than 150 people, and residents are worried it could happen again. Ghana Meteorological…