Parents, especially those travelling up to leave their children at Iarowari High School, have no choice but to wait for the river to subside.
Even those wishing to travel into Port Moresby are facing the same issue on the other side of the river.
The nation’s capital and Central Province have been experiencing continuous rainfall since the weekend, with rivers flooding their banks and drains overspilling onto roads.
The wet weather has also prompted most schools to send students home.
More to follow…
(Pictures by Lucy Arere)