The Kenya Meteorological Department has been mandated to provide accessible, timely early warning climatological and meteorological information for conservation of the natural environment, protection of properties and life saving. It has always managed this through the prior issuance of advisories and alerts. The updates has always been successful through the infusion of knowledge to the people and the organisations by the development of efficient telecommunication systems that allows rapid collection and spread of the meteorological information in accordance with the WMO.
The KMD working under the docket of the ministry of Environment and Forestry has issued the following information to their facebook page valid from 21st to 27th September.
According to the information, rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the Highlands West of the Rift Valley as well as over few areas in the Lake Victoria Basin, the Central and South Rift Valley, the Highlands East of the Rift Valley and the Coast.
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 Northwestern and North-eastern Kenya
DETAILED REGIONAL FORECAST FOR THE PERIOD
The Counties within the Lake Victoria Basin and the Highlands West of the Rift Valley and the Central and South Rift Valley Regions. Mornings are likely to be generally sunny. However, light rains are expected over few places during the second half of the forecast period. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected to occur over several places. Night showers are expected over few places.
The Counties within the Highlands East of the Rift Valley Regions including Nairobi. Mornings are likely to be cloudy breaking down into sunny intervals. Afternoons are likely to be sunny however, light showers may occur over few places. Nights are likely to be partly cloudy.
The Counties within the Northeast Regions. Days are expected to be generally sunny and nights partly cloudy.
The Counties within the South Eastern Lowlands Region. Days in these areas are also expected to be sunny and nights partly cloudy.
The Counties within the Northwest Region. Days are likely to remain sunny with partly cloudy conditions at night.
The Coastal Region. Days are expected to be sunny and nights partly cloudy. However, light morning and afternoon/evening showers are expected over few places during the first half of the forecast period.
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