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The month of March has experienced heavy rains with dry conditions in some parts of the country. The Kenya Meteorological Department working closely with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry has provided a 5 day weather forecast for heavy rains valid from 26th - 30th March 2021.
According to the weather forecast released by the Kenya Meteorological Department, rainfall is expected over the Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Central and South Rift Valley and the Highlands East of the Rift Valley including Nairobi County. The areas in the South Eastern Lowlands are likely to receive rainfall during the end of the forecast period.
Detailed Regional Forecast:
The following counties should be set for rains in the next 5 days.
Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nandi, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia, Baringo, Busia and Baringo counties.
Afternoon and night showers are expected over a few places with maximum temperatures of 30°C.
Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Muranga, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, Tharaka, Nairobi, Kirinyaga counties.
Afternoon and night showers are likely to occur over a few places from the third day of the forecast period with minimum temperatures of 8°C and a maximum temperatures of 30°C.
Kitui, Makueni, Machakos, Kajiado, Taita Taveta, Mombasa , Tana River , Kilifi, Lamu and Kwale counties.
Afternoon and night showers are expected over a few areas during the forecast period with maximum temperatures of 34°C.
Source:Kenya Meteorological Department via Facebook.[Photo|Courtesy]
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