In pictures: Floods close roads in northern Uganda

By Hudson Apunyo

Added 5th September 2017 02:46 PM

The rains have left many areas in Lira and Kole district flooded.

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The current rains experienced across the country have left many people in northern Uganda stranded. The rains have left many areas in Lira and Kole districts flooded rendering most roads impassable.

 Travelers crossing from Kole to Lira


 Residents of Kole crossing to Lira on a boat due to the  flooded road section between Lira and Ngetta sub-counties both in Lira district.


 A Primary Seven pupil prepares to board a boat to cross the flooded road back to school from her home in Lira town


 A business man from Kole crossing the flooded road after buying his goods from Lira town. Floods have affected business in Kole district as most of the merchandise are purchased from Lira town


 Residents crossing the flooded section of the road between Lira and Kole districts. The canoe operators charge their passengers sh200 per person.


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