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GMA warns of heavy rains this weekend

BY: graphic.com.gh

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has warned of heavy rains in some parts of the country today, Saturday, September 19, 2020, and tomorrow, Sunday, September 20, 2020.

It said  the Southern and Northern sectors will be the most affected. 

The Head of Forecast and Analysis Department of the Agency, Felicity Ahafianyo therefore advised residents in low laying areas to relocate to avoid deaths and destructions.

She gave the caution on GBC radio in Accra.

She urged Ghanaians not to panic but rather to prepare and remain cautious so as to avoid casualties.

“People should take precautions, we are not calling for them to panic. This is just the normal rain that we normally experience”, she said.

She gave the assurance that the agency is monitoring the system to enable them to identify specific areas to be affected and issue a warning accordingly.

She added that the heavy rains in the northern parts of the country will continue for some time before it subsides.