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A heavy rainstorm has engulfed the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region damaging properties running into millions of Ghana cedis.
According to Ghanadistricts.com sources, the heavy rains accompanied by aggressive storms started on Tuesday evening in and around the Bolga Municipality devouring everything on their way. Our sources noted the rain eased down only Wednesday morning after causing damages to private and public properties.
Roofs of homes and schools have been ripped off, trees have been uprooted and other properties have been destroyed.
The entire roof of the Bolgatanga Municipal police station is gone just as portions of the apartment of the Regional Coordinating Council.
Pupils whose schools had their roofs ripped off have been left stranded and confused our source reported.
The Upper West Regional Minister Mr Mark Woyongo and officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation are set to tour the areas devastated by the storms and assess the extent of damage.
The storm is said to be the deadliest witnessed by the region in recent years.