Rainstorm hits Akyem Nkronso

Rainstorm 1The palace of the chief of Akyem Nkronso in the Eastern Region, and more than 20 other houses were destroyed by a heavy rainstorm on Saturday.

The storm ripped off the roofs of many houses, including the chief’s palace.

The chief Osabarima Danso Abeam, told newsmen the rain started at about 4:20 p.m.
“The wind blew for a few minutes before the rain started, and before all of us realised, our roofs had been ripped off,” he narrated.

Osabarima Abeamsaid the victims moved out of their homes to lodge with friends and relatives after the incident.

According to him, officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) had visited the area to assess the situation.

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