Some parts of Kenya to experience week-long heavy rains
Some parts of Kenya are expected to experience heavy rainfall in the coming week, according to the latest update by the Kenya Meteorological Department.
Heavy Rainfall of above 100 mm is expected in Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo/Marakwet, Trans-Nzoia, Nakuru, Kericho, Bungoma, Nandi, Vihiga, West Pokot, Baringo, Laikipia, Nyandarua & Nyeri Counties.
“Isolated storms are likely to occur over some parts of these areas.”
The rain will also be experienced in the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin, the South & Central Rift Valley, the Northwest & the Highlands East of the Rift Valley.
Cold and cloudy conditions, accompanied by occasional light rains are expected over the highlands East of the Rift Valley including Nairobi County.
The condition is expected to stretch to some parts of the South-Eastern Lowlands, the Central and South Rift Valley and the Highlands West of the Rift Valley.
Nairobi region is already experiencing some light rainfall with Metropol TV weather forecast pointing at 20 C. Wednesday is expected to be colder at 17 C.
Strong Southerly to South-easterly winds with speeds exceeding 25knots (12.9m/s) is expected over some parts of the Coast, the Northeast and the South-eastern Lowlands.