Calabar - More than 1 000 people have been displaced by floods in Calabar, Cross River State, following a heavy rainfall on Monday.
The rain, which lasted for six hours also caused extensive damage to property in parts of Calabar metropolis, reports Daily Sun.
The flooding has rendered many homes uninhabitable and approximately 350 homes have been evacuated. Some of the evacuees have been camping at nearby Bogobiri community and open spaces.
The flooding was caused by blocked drainages and the narrow nature of some channels which could not contain the high volume of water.
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