The ongoing rainfall has raised the water levels of L. Victoria, causing the lake to flow back to the residential areas. This, for the past three weeks has caused flooding in the villages of Budalangi Constituency.
The most affected villages in the constituency are; Rukala, Bulwani, May Mau, Mudimbya, villages in Bunyala South.
Tens of thousands of villagers in these areas have been forced to spend their nights in the cold, as they remain optimistic for the Government’s relief.
Most families have also moved to the raised areas for their escapes.
This comes comes at a time when the Nation is undergoing a Covid 19 pandemic.