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Weatherman warns of heavy rainfall and flash floods

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Kenya Meteorological Department says Kenyans should brace themselves for heavy rainfall in the next four days that may result in flooding and landslides.
Stella Aura, Kenya Meteorological Department director said Western, Central, Nairobi and Coast regions will receive heavy rain of more than 30mm in 24 hours.

“It is expected to spread to the South East, North East and North West region of Kenya on Saturday, April 18,” she said.
Areas likely to be worse hit include Kwale, Kilifi, Mombasa, Lamu, Tana-River, Taita Taveta, Nairobi, Nyeri, Kiambu, Nyandarua, Murang’a, Embu, Meru, Kirinyaga, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo and Samburu counties.

Others are Turkana, Machakos, Kitui, Makueni, Garissa, Busia, Kisii, Nyamira, Kericho, Bomet, Nakuru, Narok, Migori, Trans Nzoia, Nandi, West Pokot, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Vihiga, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega and Nakuru counties.

Residents in all the mentioned areas have been advised to be on the lookout for potential floods while those in landslide-prone areas, especially over the slopes of the Aberdare ranges, Mt Kenya are advised to stay vigilant.

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