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Regions Likely To Experience Floods, Landslide This Weekend

The Kenya Meteorological Department has issued an alert over expected rainfalls this weekend. 

According to the Met, several parts of the country will experiencing flooding alongside mudslides. 

A forecast of the rainfall situation by the weatherman indicates that moderate rainfall will be experienced in the highlands west of the Rift Valley, Lake Victoria Basin region, northwestern, parts of the Highlands East of the Rift Valley including Nairobi as well as the Coastal region from Friday June 5 to Tuesday 9 of June 2020.

“The rains are expected to intensify from Sunday to Tuesday to over 20mm in 24 hours,” the weatherman said in a statement.

She also urged people living in landslide prone areas especially in Western Kenya and other hilly areas to be on the lookout for cracks in the ground and take the necessary measures to safeguard their lives and property.

Her are the areas likely to be impacted: Trans Nzoia, Nandi, Uasin Gishu, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Vihiga, Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia, Migori, Homa Bay, Kisumu, Siaya, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Nyamira, Kisii, Bomet, West Pokot, Samburu, Turkana, Nairobi, Nyeri, Kiambu, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Murang’a, Kwale, Kilifi, Mombasa and Lamu.

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