UCC flooded after hours of heavy downpour; lectures suspended

UCC flooded after hours of heavy downpour; lectures suspended

Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that some parts of the the University of Cape Coast in the Central Region have been submerged by flood waters after several hours of downpour.

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According to YEN news sources on the university campus, it started raining yesterday, October 28, 2019 around 6:30pm till this morning

Our sources reported that there are still clouds visibly formed, showing signs of rainfall anytime soon yet.

The Academic affairs directorate has however issued a statement to for all academic activities to cease until the rains stop

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Notable areas affected includes the Sam Jonah library , The CASFORD field, The SSNIT hostel junction, and the roads leading to the three newsite traditional hall, CASFORD, Nkrumah, and Valco halls.

Other areas mostly affected by the continuous hours of rainfall included the Amamoma community which houses most hostels including the Ayensu Plaza hostel, Success City hostels and Chinese hostels.

Some private hostels have been flooded due to the hours of heavy rainfall.

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Meanwhile, the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has urged Ghanaians to take the precautionary measures as the rains would continue for the next two weeks.

The GMA says the intensity of the rains would however not be as much as it was on Monday, October, 28, 2019.

A director at the GMA, Joseph Ayisi, speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr, said people in flood-prone areas should be careful.

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Source: Yen

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