Video: River Tanga bursts banks, RDC Eseru warns public

Last Updated on: 3rd September 2022, 12:49 pm

“Please inform others so that they can plan their Journeys accordingly,” RDC Eseru, said.

By Our Reporter

Pakwach – Sept. 3, 2022: A warning has been conveyed to the public as rainfall continues to destroy some parts of the country. 

In Eastern Uganda, for example, at least 25 people died in August after floods hit the Mt. Elgon areas. Dozens of properties were destroyed, and hundreds were left homeless.

In a message to TND News on Saturday morning, the Pakwach RDC, Paul Eseru said there has been a very heavy downpour in Pakwach district for two consecutive days. 

Accordingly, he said, River Tangi, near Pakwach magnificent bridge has this morning burst its banks causing transport paralysis.

“Movement of vehicles from Pakwach to Nwoya and vice-versa is temporarily suspended as we monitor the situation,” RDC Eseru added.


This also affects other vehicles plying Arua -Kampala route via Nwoya, he tells TND News. 

“Please inform others so that they can plan their Journeys accordingly,” he said.

Click here to watch how the main road has been submerged.

Precipitation in Uganda is expected to reach 102.18 mm by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics [TE] global macro models and analysts’ expectations.

 In the long-term, the Uganda Average Precipitation [UAP] is projected to trend around 102.18 mm in 2023, according to TE econometric models.

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