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Brace yourselves for flash floods & storm; Met warns

Several parts of the country will experience heavy rainfall of more than 20mm followed by storm for the next four days, Kenya Meteorological department has warned.

The areas to watch out for are Northeastern, Central and Coastal region, and it will begin from October 10 to October 14 accompanied by heavy winds.

Met department advised Kenyans to be careful in their daily endeavours, and cautioned motorists to avoid areas that are likely to flood.

“Residents in all the mentioned areas are advised to be on the look pout for potential flash floods. Flood waters my suddenly appear even in places where it has not rained heavily and can be deeper and faster than they look.” Reads part of the statement.

Kenyans have also been cautioned areas that are most likely to cause harm during the heavy rainfall.

“Residents are advised to avoid driving through, or walking in moving waters or open fields and not to shelter under trees and near grilled windows to minimize exposure to lighting strikes.”

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