A downpour which resulted in a flood on Sunday damaged several houses and vehicles in some areas of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The acting Zonal Coordinator of NEMA”s South-West Zonal Office, Ibrahim Farinloye, in a statement said the affected areas in Alimosho LGA are Oko Oba, Ekoro, Akowonjo, Egbeda and Ekoro axis.
He urged residents and drivers in the area to be extremely careful, as some of the electric poles had fallen after the downpour.
“The rainfall that started around 1:20 pm has led to a flash flooding which affected many buildings and disrupted normal activities in many communities.
“Some of the water are overflowing from the canal are entering inside the residential houses. Several houses were affected and the calculation cannot be done today.” the statement read.