Meteorological Department has warned the country over heavy rainfall of 40mm in 24 hours which is expected from Monday 4th June to Wednesday 6th June 2018 in parts of central and north rift valley,Northern and Central highland regions.
The downpour is expected to affect Turkana,Marsabit,Samburu, West Pokot, Elgeyo Markwet,Trans Nzoia ,Uasin Gishu,Bungoma, Baringo, Nakuru, Laikipia ,Isiolo,Nyandarua,Kirinyaga ,Meru Tharaka nithi,Embu ,Kiambu ,Murang’a and Nyeri Counties respectively.
According to the advisory alert sent to the The Daily Clock, residents in urban areas have been advised to be on the lookout for potential flash floods and Keep to safer grounds until the flooding subsides.
Flood water may suddenly appear in places where it hasn’t rained heavily and can be deeper and faster than it looks. Read the report.
Residents have been told to avoid wading in moving water or driving through it. They should minimize exposure to lightening by not sheltering under trees and near grilled windows or walking in open field.The report continues.
Those in land slide prone areas in Murang’a county should be on high alerts. . Further advisories will be issued as we follow upon the progress of his weather event