Ghana Hit by Deadly Floods

The streets of Accra have been left under water after torrential downpours that have left several people dead.

Photo: Ghana Star

Floods in Ghana

  • Ghana:   Accra Sinks in Floods Again

    Ghana Star, 9 June 2016

    Residents of Accra have been thrown into a state of fear after news broke that parts of the capital have been submerged following heavy downpour in the early hours of today. Read more »

  • Ghana:   Central Region Floods Kills 10

    Ghana Star, 14 June 2016

    The Central region has recorded ten rain-related deaths since the rains began in June this year. Two women and an eight year old girl died last week at Kissi Kwahekrom in the… Read more »

  • Ghana:   When the Floods Come

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 14 June 2016

    In June, 2015 Ghana, especially the capital city of Accra, experienced devastating floods that sent shivers down the spines of not only those affected directly, but also the… Read more »

  • Ghana:   Nation Marks One Year Since Deadly Floods

    Deutsche Welle, 2 June 2016

    Ghanaians are marking a year since over hundred people died in a fire and floods in the capital Accra. Twelve months later, survivors are worried about a potential recurrence due… Read more »

  • Ghana:   Let's Heed Rawlings' Advice

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 7 June 2016

    Last Saturday, former President Jerry John Rawlings was reported to have lamented over the rate at which Ghanaians, by our activities have been causing damage to our environment… Read more »

  • Ghana:   Ghana Remembers Victims of June 3, 2015 'Fire and Flood' Tragedy

    Ghana Star, 3 June 2016

    A year ago on June 3, 2015, Ghana woke up to one of its worst natural disasters. A day described as the 'saddest' in its history. Read more »

  • Ghana:   Filth, Flood, and Fire!

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 7 June 2016

    June 3rd is here again, and Ghana will remember that Black Wednesday in the year of our Lord 2015. The rains came down heavily; the rain water soaked the soil and seeped into the… Read more »

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