The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has issued an alert over the rising water levels along the Madogo-Garissa Road.
In a statement, the road agency announced that the ongoing rains have led to a rise in water levels at Tana River which has subsequently resulted in increased water levels between Madogo Total Station, Mororo and Tana River Bridge.
KeNHA subsequently warned travellers and road users to be cautious whenever they approach the aforementioned areas and adhere to guidelines provided by.
The authority, however, expressed optimism that the upstream water levels will remain within manageable thresholds.
“KeNHA informs the public that the ongoing rains have led Tana River water levels to rise. This has resulted in increased water levels between Madogo Total Station, Mororo, and Tana River Bridge signifying potential flooding.
“The Authority, however, remains hopeful that the upstream water levels remain within manageable thresholds. All travellers and road users are advised to take caution as they approach these areas and adhere to the guidelines provided by the Authority,” KeNHA said.
Further, the authority assured motorists that their staff was on site monitoring the situation to enhance safety.
Source: K24 TV