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Rainstorms destroy over 50 houses in Plateau communities


Rainstorms have wreaked havoc in several communities in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, destroying over 50 houses and shops.

According to residents, the rainstorms began on Saturday evening and lasted for approximately three hours, accompanied by strong winds that ripped off rooftops and caused widespread damage.

Even buildings within the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Barracks in Jos were not spared from the devastation.

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Ropshak Shanlang, a resident of Gwarandok area, expressed the distress experienced by affected residents, stating, “This recent downpour has caused devastating effect on residents as the storm removed the roofs of buildings. The downpour came with heavy wind that lasted for hours and left so much destruction in its trail.”

Reports indicate that homes in Abattoir and Anglu Jos areas also suffered significant damage, leaving many families displaced and stranded.

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