June 18 rains: Man found dead at Trassaco

June 18 rains: Man found dead at Trassaco

- The Accra mayor says not all of Accra was flooded in the June 18 flooding

- A middle-aged man has been found dead around Trassaco Estate after the June 18 downpour

- Heavy rains have flooded most parts of Accra with major roads blocked

The body of a middle-aged man has been spotted near the Trassaco Estate Junction at Adjiringanor in Accra after the heavy downpour on June 18.

There are reports the unknown man was seen in a gutter half naked with bruises on his ribs and other parts of his body.

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So far, the cause of death is unknown but it is expected he may have drowned in the downpour.

Meanwhile, the East Legon police have come for the man's remains as investigations into his death continue.

The hour-long rain has blocked roads, inundated homes and even left large stretches of walkways flooded at knee-level.

So far, the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has deployed personnel across the country to ensure full safety of victims as the fire service is also in high alert against any disaster.

Social media users have been sharing pictures on how severe the floods has been and you can see how severe it has been.

This situation contradicts what the mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, promised residents of Accra some months ago.

The confident mayor said Accra will not experience any floods during the rainy season. According to the mayor, all chocked gutters in the capital have been desilted stating that his conviction comes from recent downpours which resulted in no floods.

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Floods in Accra continues to be a serious issue to the government. Ghanaians felt the utmost effect of flooding on June 3rd after days of heavy downpour which lasted for hours.

Unfortunately, the flooding coincided with the gas explosion at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra which saw the deaths of several victims.

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