The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has revealed that a total of 7 people died following yesterday, Sunday 14th April 2019’s rainfall including a military married couple.
Out of the 7, 4 bodies were retrieved from the gutters along the Tema-Accra motorway. The military couple was among the four dead people.
The couple, Staff Sergeant Arthur Jabez and Warrant Officer (WO) Sarah Kuadzi, were on a military pickup which was involved in an accident at Ashiaman during the rains on Sunday night.
According to the report sighted on Graphic Online, the bodies were retrieved from the big storm drain on the Tema motorway close to the Adjei Kojo bridge. Four of the bodies were retrieved at Adjei Kojo in Ashaiman and another one at Odawna in Accra
Before Sunday’s down pouring, Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) issued indicating that “a rainstorm at the southern portions of Togo is forecast to affect places in the southern half of the country.”
Besides lives lost being recorded in the Greater Accra Region, Kpetoe, Akatsi, Ho, Kpandu and its environs in the Volta Region were also affected. In the Eastern Region, areas such as Koforidua, Begoro, and Nkawkaw were also affected.