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Heavy rain storm wreaks havoc in Calabar

Heavy rain which began by 9:45 pm, in Calabar on Saturday, March 21, has destroyed property and energy installations in some components of the state.

The rain which began with heavy wind pulled off some roofs of buildings, bushes and excessive pressure wires in Atimbo and Iyanghasang areas of Calabar Municipality Area Council.

In Atimbo, a serious gas station (title withheld) had two of its gas metres blown of their positions.

As on the time of this report, individuals have been seen clearing the wreckages brought on by the storm whereas some have been seen instructing their carpenters on learn how to impact repairs on their roofs that have been blown away.

This was not the primary rainfall in Calabar in 2020, nonetheless, it was the primary that got here with huge winds destroying property within the metropolis.

It could be recalled that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) had earlier within the 12 months predicted 210 to 280 days of rainfall in Southern Nigeria.

The company added {that a} regular to above regular rainfall needs to be anticipated typically within the nation.



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