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Kenya's rail operator says floods, landslide disrupting its services from port city

Heavy rainfall experienced in Kenya has resulted to flooding and landslides in the coastal areas that has now resulted to delays in port operations in Mombasa. To make matters worse this heavy downpour has caused atleast 46 fatalities in Kenya and still counting. in Kenya's coastal region has resulted in delays in delivering cargo to and from the port city of Mombasa, the state-owned rail operator said on Saturday. Furthermore a landslide on the railway route between Nairobi and Mombasa has forced Kenya Railways to close all cargo services. This is a big blow as this route was used to transport cargo to other nations in East Africa including: Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan. As reported by Reuters, data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics showed its standard gauge railway hauled 6 million metric tons of cargo last year, from 5.4 million a year earlier. Read more: https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/kenyas-rail-operator-says-floods-landslide-disrupting-its-services-port-city-2023-11-18/

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  • Rashid Kamau

    21 w

    Despite the challenges posed,what are the measures put in place to solve the hindering factor?

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    • Esther Wanjiku

      29 w

      This is a joke of a statement by the Kenyan govt

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      • mercy nduta

        30 w

        The government should formulate reasonable plans to embark the normal operations.

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        • George Kariuki

          30 w

          The international community should also provide support to Kenya during this difficult time.

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          • rosebellendiritu

            30 w

            So many services have been interfered with due to the heavy rains.

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            • CHRIS NGATIA

              30 w

              The rains will continue and many will lose lives if the government doesn't act immediately

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              • Jane Wangui

                30 w

                @chris_ngatia so many lives have been lost already and we expect more rains in the next few weeks too.

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                • rosebellendiritu

                  30 w

                  @chris_ngatia Unfortunately we have already experienced casualties

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                • Rotich Kim

                  30 w

                  Kenya government should improve it operation and ensure there is safety and easy movement of good and people during this heavy rainfall sessions

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                  • Gorffly mokua

                    30 w

                    Kenya government was not well prepared for this, many people will continue to experience the fury of climate change!!

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                    • CHRIS NGATIA

                      30 w

                      @gorffly_mokua but the rains were predicted a while ago so the government should be prepared already

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                      • rosebellendiritu

                        30 w

                        @gorffly_mokua the government just came to media to tell people about elnino but they did nothing I'm matters of disaster preparedness

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                      • Princess

                        30 w

                        Such challenges can indeed have a significant impact on transportation services, causing inconvenience and delays for many.

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                        • walter lungayi

                          30 w

                          It highlights the challenges faced by infrastructure in the face of natural disasters. It is important for authorities to take necessary steps to ensure the safety of passengers and employees while also working towards restoring the services as soon as possible.

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