Sinking hotels in Baringo

Photos of Sinking Hotels, Schools and Homes Add to Fears as Lakes Baringo and Bogoria are on The Verge of Merging

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The rising waters of Lakes Baringo and Bogoria has brought forth destruction running into billions of shillings even as authorities warn people to move to higher grounds.

With geologists and environmental experts warning that the two lakes are only 5 kilometres away from merging.

On Monday, August 31, a giant sinkhole appeared in the area near Lake Baringo leaving residents panicked and fearing for the worst.

Giant sinkhole in Ilchamus, Baringo County. Image Courtesy

Already, schools, homes and hotels have been swallowed by the ravaging high levels of water, and experts warn that the phenomenon is not going away anytime soon.

Tourist hotels and lodges near the shores of the lakes have been totally submerged.

Here are photos of the current situation;

Schools and public infrastructures have been swallowed by rising levels of water

 

 

 

Residents are now using boats to move from one location to another

 

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Some of the hotels and lodges affected include; Soi Safari Lodge, Tumbili Cliff Lodge, Lake Baringo Reptile Park and Island Camp.

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