Met Dept. tell Kenyans to expect heavy rains from Monday

A Section of Kisii Estate that is Flooded in rain storm mixed with raw sewer during last year's rains. (Inset) One of the leaking sewer.

The Kenya Meteorological Service has warned Kenyans to prepare themselves for heavy rainfall in most parts of the country starting from Monday next week. These rains are expected to fall for the next 7 days.

They however say that the rains will not be as heavy as the one experienced in the recent wet spell.

“Heavy rainfall of more than 40mm in 24 hours is expected from Tuesday March 13, 2018 over Western, South, Central Rift Valley and Central Kenya including Nairobi,” reads the statement.

The weatherman issued a flood warning in urban areas asking people not to walk or drive in moving water.

Counties that will be affected include; Kisii, Kericho, Bomet, Narok, Migori, Kakamega, Kajiado, Nakuru, Kwale, Marsabit, Wajir, Isiolo, Turkana, Samburu, Nairobi, Nyeri, Kiambu, Murang’a, Kitui, Machakos, Makueni, Kilifi, Mombasa, Lamu and Taita Taveta.

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