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02 Sep 2019 | 10:16 AM UTC

Kenya: Flash flood leaves at least six people dead at Hell’s Gate Park September 1

Kenya News Alert

Officials report the deaths of six people following flash floods at Hell’s Gate Park (Nukuru county) on September 1

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Nairobi). COUNTRY/REGION Hell’s Gate Park

Event

Officials indicated on Sunday, September 1, that at least six people died and another is missing following flash floods at Hell's Gate National Park (Nukuru county; northwest of Nairobi) on the same day. Search and rescue operations continue as of Monday, September 2. The gorges in the park have been closed to the public until further notice following the incident.

Residual localized disruptions are possible in the area over the coming days.  

Advice

Individuals in the abovementioned area are advised to avoid the affected area and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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