- A heartbreaking video has gone viral on social media in which a Range Rover was submerged by floodwater in a gutter
- The incident which happened at Wetheral Junction, Owerri, the Imo state capital, has got people talking on social media
- Some of those that reacted to the video said they've never had luck with governors in Imo, adding that the state needs help
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Heavy rainfall in Owerri, Imo state, recently wreaked havoc as a Range Rover was submerged by floodwater in a gutter.
The video of the luxury car in the gutter was shared on Instagram by @instablogja, which disclosed that the incident happened at Wetheral Junction in the Imo state capital.
People gathered at the scene to watch the havoc caused by the downpour as some could be heard lamenting.
A lady capturing the video said the owner of the vehicle wasn't inside. She expressed sadness over the development.
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Social media reacts
Nigerians on social media have reacted to the incident. Below are some of the comments:
"The same owerri wey Buhari go commission "state of the art underground drainage system"? 9ja na action film."
"The Range of that gutter is deep."
"No be juju be that."
"The whole world need 30days fasting and prayers without water, September don see too much."
"The same place bubu hailed the governor for doing a good job."
"Can I change my state of origin?"
Taxi with passengers overturns in floodwater
In the footage, it was confirmed that the incident was recorded around Santa Maria in Accra.
According to the lady who took the footage from a safe haven, the cars were containing about three people each before the flood trapped them.
The taxi in the video was seen overturning as the woman kept screaming for help that appeared to have had no prospects of coming.