As Osogbo experienced heavy downpour on Wednesday night, residents of some parts of the state capital woke up to a sight of destruction.

Affected areas which are Isale-Osun, Odi-Olowo, some parts of Baruwa Estate and Ogo-Oluwa.

A shop owner in Ogo-Oluwa popularly called Iya Jamiu, stated that the wind that accompanied the rain ended up blowing away the roof of her shop.

According to her,“The first rain that begins in March is always accompanied by strong winds and this ends up wrecking a lot of havoc.

“It is a thing we experience yearly and I have to spend money again to repair the damage caused to my shop as a result of the wind.”

Local media has quoted a medical official saying that at least 28 people were killed in a flood in an illegal, underground textile factory.

Water poured into the basement area beneath a private house in Tangier.

It was gathered that ten people were rescued, while rescuers searched for others that might have been trapped. The number of workers at the site wasn’t immediately known.

A shaken unidentified woman who emerged from the flooded basement told TanjaNews, a local site, that no one was prepared for the deadly deluge.

There was nothing to worry about. We were working as usual,” the woman said. “And then because it was raining, as you can see … the water started entering, a little water, even my shoes didn’t get wet. But suddenly …” She couldn’t finish her sentence.

Morocco has been experiencing heavy rains in recent weeks and blocked drains often flooding gets worse in the cities.

Western Kenya has recently experienced a natural disaster where heavy rain has caused mudslides and flooding in various communities as Search and rescue efforts are ongoing.

Local media reported that a police post, several schools and a market in West Pokot County have been submerged and a number of households left marooned.

The Kenya Red Cross stated that the floodwaters have left the area inaccessible, hampering the struggle to reach those affected.

It was also recorded that about 15 people were missing in the neighbouring county of Elgeyo-Marakwet.

Local officials have beckoned on the government to provide helicopters in order to help those in distress.