January 25, 2017 – Port Harcourt: 2017 First Rainfall Kills 3 As Thunderstorm Pulls Down Telecom Masts & Bilboards
See photos of the aftermath of the heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm which ravaged Port Harcourt on Monday.
The first rainfall of the year destroyed 25 billboards and 7 telecom masts in the Garden City.
Some of the billboards fell on homes and buildings.
At a primary school in the area, a 16-year-old boy died instantly after a telecom mast fell on him.
Two other people reportedly died after the masts fell on their homes.