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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding on Kasawo–Zirobwe Road, Disrupting Travel in Luweero and Mukono Districts

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The Lwajjali River, dividing Luweero and Mukono districts, has flooded due to heavy rains, submerging a section of the Kasawo–Zirobwe road.

Travelers face disruptions, with the road acting as a shortcut for those commuting to Kampala. Residents are concerned about potential homelessness and trapped schoolchildren during the third term holidays.

Transport fares have surged, leaving passengers stranded. Boda-boda cyclists note the perennial poor road conditions, worsened during the rainy season.

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Travelers resort to being carried by individuals, while some who can’t afford the cost remove clothes to cross. Local leaders seek government intervention to construct a bridge, as culverts struggle with high-pressure floodwaters.

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