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Kenyans Warned to Stay on the Lookout as the Following is Expected Several Parts of the Country

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In an advisory released on Saturday night by the Kenya Meteorological Department, the heavy rainfall will be experienced from October 16th to November. Heavy Rainfall of more than 20mm in 24 hours is expected over Western and Central counties and likely to intensify on to more than 30 mm over Western region as from Sunday 17th October.

The Weatherman said that though the rainfall is expected to reduce in intensity and coverage as from November. The ongoing rainfall in the Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands West of Rift Valley, the Central and South Rift Valley, parts of North Western and parts of Highlands East of Rift Valley predicted to continue this week.

Therefore the residents of Kisii, Nyamira, Trans Nzoia, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Murang'a, Kirinyaga, Embu and Tharaka Nithi counties have been asked to be on the lookout as heavy rainfall is expected.

They have been asked to avoid driving through or walking in moving waters or open fields and not to shelter under trees and near grilled windows in order to minimise exposure to lightening strikes. People In landslide prone areas have been asked to be on alert

Earlier, the weatherman had predicted that several parts of the country will continue to experience generally sunny and dry conditions thought in October heavy rains is expected to continue.

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Highlands West Kenya Meteorological Department Lake Victoria Basin South Rift Valley Uasin Gishu

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