Weatherman Warns Of Heavy Rains This Week Across The Country

Floods in Nairobi's CBD on Tuesday April 23, 2019. [Photo/Courtesy]

The weatherman has warned of expected heavy rains above 70 mm in different parts of the country this week.

Through twitter, the Kenya Met Department outlined a 7-day forecast with the counties of Baringo, Elgeyo-Marakwet, West Pokot, Uasin Gishi, Laikipia and Kwale expected to receive heavy rainfall.

According to the forecast, moderate rainfall between 50-70 mm is expected over some parts of Bungoma, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nakuru, Trans Nzoia, Turkana, Mombasa and Kilifi Counties.

Read: KWS Issues Warning Over Inaccessibility At Amboseli National Park Due To Heavy Rains

Some parts of Busia, Kakamega, Nandi, Kisumu, Kericho, Nyamira, Murang’a, Kiambu, Nyeri, Samburu, Turkana, Meru and along coastal Counties are also expected to receive light rainfall 10-50 mm.

The rest parts of the counties especially for Nairobi, Machakos, Kitui, upper Tana River, Kajiado, Narok, Migori, Makueni, Embu, Garissa, Wajir, Isiolo, Taita Taveta, Mandera and Marsabit are expected to remain relatively dry.

The forecast is for the period between July 28 and August 3, 2020.

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