Not fewer than 300 houses and business locations in taraba state has been taken over by flood due to the heavy down pour of rain that lasted for hours on monday.
The flood followed heavy rainfall which started at about 4am and lasted for four hours.
The flood mostly affected houses and business premises located close to river Mayo-Gwoi, Magami Bypass and some of the premises located in the suburb of the town.
Our correspondent who was at the scene reports that household items such as food stuffs and animals worth thousands of naira were vanished in the flood which affected more than 300 houses within the town.
A resident in the area who is also affected by the flood Joshua Musa told our correspondent that his house and those of his neighbours were flooded, which forced them to evacuate for safety to a primary school nearby.