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Photo: Unprecedented rainfall causes floods in Douala, Cameroon

Heavy rain has caused flooding across various parts of Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon today June 20, according to Chief Bisong Etahoben, who is an international investigative journalist, and a newspaper editor in Cameroon.

The flooding caused damage to property and blocked road, leaving some areas of the city cut off. Flood water also caused electrical problems leaving some parts of the city without power. The affected areas of the city include Bonanjo, and the low lying areas of Ngangue and Makepe.

Douala is a sea port and Cameroon’s largest city, usually referred to as the country’s economic capital. Heavy rainfall around this time of year is not unusual.

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