The death toll from the floods in Mt Elgon region has risen to 23 as more disasters are anticipated following heavy rain.
The bodies include 11 people, who were traveling in a Toyota Super Custom to attend a marriage ceremony in Kabwangasi Sub-county, Butebo District.
Police spokesman Fred Enanga yesterday said 23 bodies were recovered.
“Our teams have been sent to the scenes to help out in the search and rescue process,” Mr Enanga said.
The vehicle with its occupants was swept away at the flooded Nabuyonga Bridge after River Nabuyonga burst its banks following a Saturday night to dawn downpour.
Mr Hassan Kasandha, a groom, said the deceased were travelling from Kampala to attend his introduction ceremony.