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More Rainfall and Storms Are Expected, Says Metrological Department

More rain is expected in most regions of Kenya between Tuesday and Monday, January 24, 2022, according to the Kenya Meteorological Department.

Very heavy rains are anticipated to continue in the highlands west of the Rift Valley, the Central and South Rift Valleys, the Lake Victoria basin, and parts of Central Kenya and Nairobi, according to the weatherman.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected in Kisii, Nyamira, Trans-Nzoia, Uasin-Gishu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nandi, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, West-Pokot, Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Busia, Migori, Baringo, Nakuru, Narok

Early in the week, morning rainfall, as well as afternoon and night showers and thunderstorms, are forecast in Turkana and Samburu counties.

Residents of Nairobi, Nyandarua, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang’a, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, and Tharaka-Nithi counties could expect foggy mornings with sporadic rainfall as well as afternoon showers early this week.

Early in the week, morning rainfall, as well as afternoon and night showers, are forecast in Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, and Isiolo counties.

Early in the week, morning rains and afternoon and night showers will be expected in Machakos, Kitui, Makueni, Kajiado, and Taita-Taveta Counties, while the Coast area (Mombasa, Tana-River, Kilifi, Lamu, and Kwale Counties) may get occasional afternoon and night showers.

In areas where very heavy rainfall is forecast, the weatherman has also warned of the possibility of isolated storms.

By JN Wamanji

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