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Ghana to Face Dual Rainstorms Today, Meteo Warns

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) is warning Ghanaians of double rainstorms heading for the country on Thursday, May 16 from the afternoon to the evening in the coastal and northern half of the country. 

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) is warning Ghanaians of double rainstorms heading for the country on Thursday, May 16, from the afternoon to the evening in the coastal and northern half of the country. 

GMet said this in a weather report posted on “X” (formerly Twitter).

The report also said thunderstorms and rain over northern Benin into Togo are expected to affect the northern half of Ghana.

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“A rainstorm that is moderately producing thunderstorms with rain over northern Benin into Togo is expected to drift further westwards to affect the northern half of Ghana,” the statement read.

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They, however, say a rainstorm observed in Nigeria is forecasted to move westward, impacting the coastal and middle regions of the country.

“A separate rainstorm observed over Nigeria is also expected to propagate westwards to affect the coastal and middle sectors of the country,” the statement added.

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Residents in areas such as Accra, Kasoa, Tema, Aflao, Ada, Foah, Ho, Dodze, Sogakope, Akatsi, and their environs are advised to brace for rain, with a 60 per cent chance forecasted during the day.

Head of forecasting for GMet Felicity Ahafianyo said residents should embrace themselves from the rains as the rain mostly in the northern part of the region will be experienced in the afternoon.

“There will be 3 separate rainstorms. One has dissolved and the other ones are expected to happen between 11 am to 1pm and so people should take care. Generally, we will experience some cloudy weather as well, ” she said.

The rains over the past week have destroyed some cars and flooded the Accra Kasoa roads, leaving commuters stranded.

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