The month of September is coming to an end and has seen several places remaining sunny as other parts of the country receive rainfall.
Kenya Meteorological Department is responsible for issuing timely climatological and meteorological information to the public which has been vital in utilizing natural resources, giving early warning brought about by weather hazards thus saving lives and protecting properties. The company has facilitated the infusion of knowledge through the establishment of efficient telecommunication systems that enables the rapid collection and spread of the met information according to WMO.
Through their website, the company has issued the forecast period statement valid from 28th September to 2nd October.
Rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin and the Central and South Rift Valley as well as over few areas in the Highlands East of the Rift Valley. The South-eastern lowlands, the Coast, North-western and North-eastern Kenya are likely to be generally dry.
Occasional cloudiness is expected over some parts of the Highlands East of the Rift Valley.
Strong south-easterly winds with speeds exceeding 25 knots (12.9 m/s) are expected over some parts of North-western and North-eastern Kenya
DETAILED REGIONAL FORECAST FOR THE PERIOD
The Lake Victoria Basin and the Highlands West of the Rift Valley and the Central and South Rift Valley Regions. Morning rains are expected in the 1st, 4th and 5th days as the rest of the mornings remain sunny. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected over few places in the first half of the period and over several places thereafter. Nights are likely to be partly cloudy however, chances of rains are expected over few places during the second half of the forecast period.
The Coastal Region. Sunny intervals are likely to prevail, however occasional morning, afternoon and evening showers are expected over few places.
The Highlands East of the Rift Valley Regions including Nairobi County. Mornings are likely to be sunny, showers over few places in the afternoon and partly cloudy conditions at night with occasional rains over few places.
The Northwest Region, The Northest Regions, The South Eastern Lowlands Regions. Sunny intervals are likely to prevail.
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