School in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum closed after heavy floods

A flooded St Mary's Viwandani Secondary School in Nairobi’s Mukuru-Kingstone on January 13, 2020. The school was shut down after a heavy downpour that caused the floods. PHOTO | SAMMY KIMATU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Others affected by the floods are St Elizabeth, Brightstar Academy, Brightstar Secondary, Little Friends and Mukuru Community School.
  • Road users could also not access the Kaiyaba-Hazina bridge due to the floods.
  • Houses flooded after Ngong River burst its banks at around 11pm Sunday while many were asleep.

A school in Nairobi’s Mukuru slums has been shut down following flooding which has affected five other schools.

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