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Thunderstorm wreck havoc in Port Harcourt after heavy rain

Daniel Efe/Port Harcourt


Residents of Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital be thrown into utter misery and confusion as heavy rain accompanied by ferocious thunderstorm wrecked havoc in the city damaging properties running into millions of Naira.

Many motorists saw their vehicles damaged and destroyed following the rainfall after trees fell on them.


Major roads were blocked by trees that fell coursing gridlocks.


Billboards, Electric Poles, roofs of buildings were blown off.


At the Port Harcourt Polytechnic in Rumuola, the school authority had to hurriedly suspend semester examinations midway as roofs of lecture halls were destroyed, while trees fell on Parked cars in school causing panic but no life was lost.

Some of the car occupants escaped death narrowly after leaving their vehicles moments before the trees fell on them.


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At the time of filing this reports, most parts of the city have been cut off from public power supply.


Details later.

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