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Flooding disrupts traffic flow in Mombasa following heavy rainfall

Access to Mombasa’s Central Business Disctrict was impeded by flooding which affected most roads leading to the city’s commercial hub. Pictured above, The Hazina Plaza,  located in the Mombasa Central Business/FILE – CFM NEWS

MOMBASA, Kenya, Nov 11 – A heavy downpour early Monday caught Mombasa residents by surprise, causing flooding in the city’s Central Business District resulting in traffic jams

Other areas affected included the upmarket Nyali Estate, Majengo, Fidel Odinga Road where flooded roads caused a snarl-up.

Some residents experienced difficulties leaving their houses due to huge amounts of surface waters.

The severe conditions caused problems for motorists and commuters on the road.

The Mombasa-Malindi Road was chaotic with the flood water disrupting the flow of traffic in what yet again exposed the city’s poor drainage system.

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