that cut off part of Karuma and Pakwach highway in Nwoya district on
Tuesday have been attributed to the rise in the water levels of tributaries
that feed into River Nile.
The affected road intersection is before Pakwach Bridge
in Nwoya district.
Simon Peter Anyanzo, the West Nile Operations Manager of
Uganda Red Cross Society, says the floods cut off passenger vehicles heading to
Pakwach and those from Arua around 4pm.
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He told URN on Tuesday evening that the situation was still
tense as several cars that thought could maneuver their ways failed to do so.
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Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police
Spokesperson, revealed a truck that attempted to maneuver its way through the
floods overturned on Western side before reaching Pakwach Bridge and caused
Irene Nakasiita, the Head of Communications and Public
Relations Uganda Red Cross Society, says they have advised all their staff to
postpone their travels along the road until the situation normalizes.
there has been a lot of torrential rain in several parts of the country
affecting specifically several tributaries like River Kafu that feeds into
River Nile, causing a rise in the water volume.