PICTURES: Butaleja floods cut off main road, damage bridge and houses

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Butaleja road cut of by floods. Picture credit: Uganda Red Cross

By Judith Amusugut, StepFM/NECJOGHA

Butaleja, Uganda – Floods following a heavy downpour have cut off the main road in the eastern district of Butaleja damaged a bridge and houses.

In a release on Saturday from the publicist of the Uganda Red Cross, Irene Nakasiita complete with pictures, she said that Leresi bridge in Butaleja is the one damaged.

“Many people are stranded. Houses have collapsed and many are submerged in water,” she said adding that so far they have got no information of any fatalities.

NECJOGHA and Red Cross team are on the ground and we will update you after doing a complete assessment of the situation.

Below are some of the images from Butaleja taken by Red Cross volunteers on the ground:

House damaged by floods in Butaleja. Photo credit: Uganda Red Cross
House submerged by floods in Butaleja. Photo credit: Uganda Red Cross
A car stuck in floods in Butaleja. Poto credit: Uganda Red Cross
A shop flooded by water in Butaleja. Photo credit: Uganda Red Cross
Leresi bridge damaged by floods in Butaleja. Picture credit: Uganda Red Cross
House submerged by floods in Butaleja. Photo credit: Uganda Red Cross

 

 

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