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Floods Maroon Tourists, Locals In Maasai Mara

By George Sayagie

Heavy rains have left more than 10 lodges and camps in Maasai Mara, a popular world tourist destination, flooded, with property including tents, beds, computers and documents damaged or swept away.

They include Mara Leisure, Base, Mara Acacia, Azure, Oleshaiki, River Side, Crocodile, Mara Ngenje and Mara Eden.

The flood waters also swept away a man who had attempted to cross a bridge at Talek River in Narok West sub-county but was overwhelmed when the river broke its banks on Wednesday night.

“The person he had been trying to rescue survived,” John Tome, a resident of Oloshaiki Village said, adding he was taken to Longisa Hospital in Bomet County. Read more…