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Floods Submerge Paraa Docking Pier

UWA on Sunday issued a flood alert indicating that the floods have submerged the ferry docking points at Paraa crossing making it impossible for the ferry to operate across the Nile river.
Submerged Paraa ferry docking points-UWA

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Floods have submerged the docking pier at Paraa in Murchison National Game Park crippling transport.

UWA on Sunday issued a flood alert indicating that the floods have submerged the ferry docking points at Paraa crossing making it impossible for the ferry to operate across the Nile River.   

Hanji Bashir, the UWA Spokesperson says that the flooding was as a result of the continued rising water levels of the Nile resulting from persistent heavy downpours.   

He explained that visitors going to the northern and southern banks of the park have been encouraged to access the park through Tangi gate, Kichumbanyobo and Bungu gates respectively to avoid the risks of accidents. 

//Cue in: ‘’because the Nile… 

Cue out: …the ferry impossible.’’// 

Initially, visitors would use either boat to sail through River Nile or use ferries to cross to the Northern and Southern banks of the park from Paraa.   

However, Hanji said that they have advised visitors to use the Tangi Gate which is about 110 kilometers into the park to reduce risks of accidents or attacks by water animals coming due to the flooding. 

//Cue in: ‘’certainly we don`t… 

Cue out: …and Kichumbanyobo gates.’’//   

Last year in December floods crippled mobility at the Murchison National Falls Game Park of Tangi Bridge which is over 110 kilometers from Karuma Bridge along Pakwach road.



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