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As if Monrovia needs more rain.

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flooding in the streets, Monrovia, Liberia

Heavy rains contribute to flooding in the streets of Monrovia. Plastic trash carried by floodwaters clog street drains, backing up the flow of water, especially in low-lying neighborhoods such as Waterside in Monrovia. Pedestrians are challenged to find detours around … Continue reading

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crossing Gurley Street, Monrovia

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flash flood, Benson Street

Monrovia, Liberia. Heavy rain collects on Benson Street, making pedestrian travel a challenge.

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kechi wata

Fresh water is always useful. Rain, and especially the runoff from building roofs is often caught in buckets on the street.

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Sunday rain

Sellers take shelter, waiting out a rainstorm under any┬ácover available. Monrovia, Liberia.  

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Rainstorm out to sea

Approaching storm. A rain squall closes on a ship off the coast of Monrovia, Liberia.

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downpour on Mechlin Street

A sudden downpour in Monrovia stops pedestrians on Mechlin Street. Monrovia, the capitol city with most rainfall, can exceed five meters in a year, with heaviest rainfalls of nearly a meter accumulating in June and again in July. Reduced sunshine … Continue reading

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