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Weatherman Warns of Heavy Rains in Parts of Kenya

by Zablon Ondari
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The Meteorological Department is warning of heavy rainfall in most parts of the country.

In a forecast for 30th November to 6th December, the Met Department said that several parts of the Highlands East of the Rift Valley, the South-eastern lowlands, and the Coast are likely to continue receiving heavy downpour.

However, rainfall intensities are likely to reduce as the forecast period progresses

In Machakos, Kitui, Makueni, Kajiado and Taita-Taveta Counties the weatherman predicted morning rains which are likely to occur over a few places. Afternoon and night showers are likely to occur over few to several places

Days are expected to be generally sunny with cloudy nights in Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Isiolo Counties

“However, morning rains, as well as afternoon and night showers, are likely to occur over few places during the first half of the forecast period,” the weatherman said.

Mombasa, Tana-River, Kilifi, Lamu and Kwale Counties, morning, afternoon night showers are likely to occur over few places during the first half of the forecast period. The second half of the forecast period is likely to be generally dry.

In Nyandarua, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang’a, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi and Nairobi Counties, mornings are likely to be cloudy with occasional rains over few places. Afternoon and night showers are likely to occur over few to several places.

In Kisii, Nyamira, Trans-Nzoia, Uasin-Gishu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nandi, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, West-Pokot, Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Busia, Migori, Baringo, Nakuru, Narok and Laikipia Counties, mornings are likely to be generally sunny.

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected over few to several places. Nights are likely to be mainly partly cloudy.

Areas predicted to receive more than 70mm of seven-day total rainfall might experience some isolated storms especially over Makueni, Tikui, Taita Taveta, Machakos, Lamu, Kilifi, Garissa bordering with Lamu, lower Tana River, Mombasa, Kwale bordering Kilifi/Mombasa, Kajiado bordering Taita Taveta and some central counties including Nairobi.

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