Like Lagos, like London, see flooded streets of UK after heavy rain (photos)

Like Lagos, like London, see flooded streets of UK after heavy rain (photos)

- Photos of some flooded areas of the UK recently emerged

- The flood which, like Lagos' recent incident, occurred after heavy rainfall

- NAIJ.com however could not confirm when the flood occurred and in which part of the country

Lagos recently experienced flood in some parts of the state and this has attracted different negative criticism about the poor state of drainage infrastructure in the Nigeria's commercial city.

However, despite argument about the state of Lagos drainage system, investigations revealed that flood of this nature is not peculiar to Lagos alone.

NAIJ.com sighted some trending pictures of areas in the UK affected by flood after heavy rain on social media recently.

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A social media commentator, Jack Obinyan-Buhari on his Facebook page argued that: "If it rains indiscriminately no amount of drainage and technology will stop flooding."

A flooded area in UK. Photo credit: Jack Obinyan-Buhari

A flooded area in UK. Photo credit: Jack Obinyan-Buhari

Reacting to some photos of flooding in the UK, he said that: "This is London and outskirts...The same happens to any other part of Europe, including "Almighty" Germany.

The flood which, like Lagos recent incident occurred after heavy rainfall

The flood which, like Lagos recent incident occurred after heavy rainfall. Photo credit: Jack Obinyan-Buhari

"This is NOT to excuse lack of drainage, lack of town planning and human excesses against the environment such as waste management. IF everything was in place like in Europe, it will not prevent flooding if it rains indiscriminately. Man can never be more than God," he said.

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Like the recent incident in Lagos, UK too experience flood after heavy rain

Like the recent incident in Lagos, UK too experience flood after heavy rain. Photo credit: Jack Obinyan-Buhari

The photos below show some areas of the UK after indiscriminate rainfall that caused flooding in some areas of the country.

NAIJ.com however could not confirm when the flood occurred and in which part of the country.

Like Lagos, like London, see flooded streets of UK after heavy rain

A flooded street in UK. Photo credit: Jack Obinyan-Buhari

NAIJ.com had reported that as flood continues to ravage Lekki area of Lagos state, Nigerians have been asked to stop linking the disaster to the well being of residents of the area.

Some Nigerians have alleged that properties in the ravaged area are built from proceeds of crime.

In a reaction to the allegation, some Nigerians have come on social media to counter such views, insisting that not all properties owners in the area got their money from proceeds of crime.

In the video below, victims of Lagos flood speak to NAIJ.com about their experience:

Source: Naij.com

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