A bizarre rainstorm has displaced about 100 creche and kindergarten Pupils of Dome Methodist Primary School in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern of region of Ghana .
The rainstorm ripped off the entire four units KG class block and a Staff room which also led to collapsing of part of the building .
Fortunately, the incident occurred at a time school had closed ,hence no casualty was recorded however, some exercise and text books as well as a Laptop used to teach Information Communication Technology have been destroyed .
Pupils and teachers hence compelled to improvise by using a chapel as temporal classroom for the KG pupils whiles others have been combined with class one pupils. The displaced teachers are sheltering under trees as office .
Vera Amakye,a KG teacher said the chapel is not conducive for teaching and learning for the children due to their exposure to electrical equipments in the Chapel adding that,the situation is leading pupils dropping out of school due to unfriendly teaching environment.
The Assistant Headmaster of the affected School, Boateng Winfred mentioned that the Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa south, Hon.Kofi Okyere Agyekum and officials of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) ,have visited the school however yet to come to their aid.
Some houses in Dome Community were also affected by the weird rainstorm.
Windstorm and rainstorm as well as floods are the most major environmental related disasters which cause havoc in Eastern region of Ghana.
According to report by the Eastern regional NADMO Coordinator, Ransford Owusu Boakye, the region recorded two types of disasters ; rainstorms /windstorms and floods which caused severe destruction to lives and properties during the third quarter of 2016.
A total of 9,251 were affected in eight districts involving 27 communities and 729 households.
The report cited New Juaben,West Akyem,Suhum, Kwahu West, Lower Manya Krobo, Birim North, Asuogyaman and Kwahu Afram Plains North as the most affected districts.