Tourists stranded as heavy floods hits Maasai Mara lodges, camps

The floods have left a huge number of tourist stranded as they await rescue teams.

Tourist at the Maasai Mara game reserve. Most of them a=have been stranded after heavy downpour in Narok county. [Photo/nation.co.ke]

In Brief

-Heavy downpour in Narok county

-scores of tourists stranded while awaiting rescue teams.

-Beds, computers and documents swept away.

Floodwaters have maroon more than 10 tourist lodges and camps in Maasai Mara after Talek River broke its banks last night amid heavy rains in Narok County.

According to the Daily Nation Mara Eden, Mara Acacia, Mara Leisure Camp, Azure Lodge, Olesaika, Crocodile, Base Camp and River Side are some of the submerged hotels.

A man drowned while rescuing a tourist at a camp in Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

The floods have left a huge number of tourist stranded as they await rescue teams.

Some beds, computers, documents and tents have been submerged while others swept away by the heavy floods.


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