The Meteorological department of Kenya has warned the heavy rainfall to continue to be experienced in many parts of Kenya for the next few days. This follows just a few days after the department warned of heavy rainfall mostly around Southern and Western parts of the country last week.
Heading work on Monday ?♀️?— Kenya Met Department (@MeteoKenya) December 1, 2019
Take care if you will be on the roads as you may come across flooding water
Meanwhile take precautions during this heavy rainfall . pic.twitter.com/R8eDjQxNTP
Last week, residents of West Pokot were buried alive in a devastating landslide after heavy rains pounded the region. Drivers are being warned to be careful of flooded roads as they travel around different parts of the region this coming week.
Heavy rainfall of more than 30mm in 24 hours is expected in the Southern and Western parts of the Country (See Counties listed) from Friday 29th November 2019. See detailed information below… pic.twitter.com/VlumeqHnOS— Kenya Met Department (@MeteoKenya) November 28, 2019
The rainfall has caused havoc over the last few days especially across major roads. Kenyans on social media have posted videos showing the extent to which the floods have affected the drainage system especially within estates and the roads.
This is Africa— Road Safety and Safe Driving Practices (@road_driving) December 1, 2019
Nairobi Thika road to be precise
Where did we go wrong.
This is not safe for road users pic.twitter.com/vH4kmSIhOp
BREAKING— Neel (@NeelAkber) November 30, 2019
NAIROBI UNDER WATER
Areas most affected; Nairobi west, Riverside, brookside, Ukay Centre, South C. pic.twitter.com/lahKY3X8k9