The residents of both Nyamira and Kisii Counties are counting losses that were caused by heavy rain on Sunday.The main affected areas include traders at Keroka town who shops' roofs were ripped off by the heavy rain accompanied by strong wind on Sunday."We appeal to the government to come in and assist us start our businesses.'Appealed the business man Mr.John Moenga.photo:Keroka town.
Other places that were affected by the heavy downpours are Itumbe Etago and Kenyenya markets of Kisii county.Residents of Chitago Subcounty said that rivers Riasuta and Nyangweta are flooded."We ask our people to take care of their children and livestock to avoid danger.'Warned the subcounty police commander Mr.Laban Omor.He advised the people living along the named rivers to move to the highlands to avoid more jeoprsdy from the swelling rivers.
Nyamira Governor Amos Nyaribo said that he had sent officers to Keroka to evaluate the damage and give any way forward to assist the affected traders.'Our officers are already on the ground tryingvto understand how to arrest the situation.'He assured.The governor appealed to his Kisii County road Mr.James Ongwae to work jointly with his hovr ment for the common for their people.photo:Amos Nyaribo.
The irony of the matter was that, the heavy rain fell heavily after the weather focasting department in Kisii county, had announced the region would experience dry spells for one month."Kisii region will experience dry weather conditions for the rest of January.'Announced Kisii county metrological department boss Henry Sese.
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