A 56-year-old man has been found died after a heavy downpour in the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi.
The man, according to reports had come from Tongo in the Upper East region to visit a brother who is on admission at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
Multi TV’s reporter, Mohammed Nurudeen who visited the scene said the deceased was walking to find shelter when he fell in a gutter.
He was confirmed dead when some residents managed to pull him out when the flood had subsided.
Meanwhile, some residents of Kumasi were forced out of their homes as floods swept through parts of the city following a downpour.
Fear and anxiety gripped people when flood water covered a fuel station at Anloga Junction, stretching over the main road to the city centre.
Fire service personnel stood alert for hours in anticipation for potential danger in view of a similar incident which caused fire and killed over 150 people in Accra on June 3.
City Mayor, Kojo Bonsu, was among officials who were at the scene to monitor the situation until the water receded for stranded motorists and pedestrians to move.
But the residents are demanding that authorities construct a bigger bridge there to prevent the perennial flooding in the community
Some parts of Anloga Junction in Kumasi have flooded after a little downpour.
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