Photos: How Floods Paralyzed Karamoja

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A week of heavy rains in Karamoja has left rivers severely flooded and made many roads impassable.

Rescue teams arrive to push vechicles across the waters
Rescue teams arrive to push vechicles across the waters

Many motorists have been forced to take longer, round about routes. Traffic is also building up on many bridges across the sub-region.

Herdsmen help push a car stuck in mud along Moroto-Kotido road in Napak district.
Herdsmen help push a car stuck in mud along Moroto-Kotido road in Napak district.

There are people trapped by the floods because roads have cut off their homes. The most affected roads are Moroto – Mbale via Nakapiripirit and Moroto-Kotido roads in South Karamoja.

Locals wade through flood waters at Lokichar bridge, Napak district.
Locals wade through flood waters at Lokichar bridge, Napak district.

Recently, the meteorological department in its forecast warned that the rains in the Eastern part of Uganda would not be destructive but normal. However, the region is receiving heavier rains than anticipated.

Moroto-Kotido road cut off at Lokichar bridge.
Moroto-Kotido road cut off at Lokichar bridge.
Rescue teams arrive to push vechicles across the waters
Rescue teams arrive to push vechicles across the waters
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