Met - Rainfall expected in several areas till Wednesday

In North-western Kenya, residents should expect sporadic rain showers in some places continuing until Wednesday.

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The Kenya Meteorological Department has forecasted ongoing moderate to heavy rainfall across various parts of the country until Wednesday.

According to the Met Department's update on Sunday, the affected areas include the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin, the Rift Valley, and North-western Kenya.

Counties expected to experience these weather conditions include Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Trans Nzoia, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nandi, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia, and West Pokot.

The Met Department anticipates these regions will encounter rain showers and thunderstorms in scattered areas until Wednesday, July 10th.

In North-western Kenya, residents should expect sporadic rain showers in some places continuing until Wednesday.

Furthermore, intermittent cool and cloudy conditions are predicted over parts of the Highlands East and West of the Rift Valley, the South-eastern lowlands, and the Rift Valley.

Residents in the Highlands East of the Rift Valley can expect cloudy skies breaking into sunny intervals in the mornings through Wednesday. Showers are also expected in a few places during the night.

Counties affected by these conditions include Nairobi, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang'a, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, and Tharaka.

Additionally, the weatherman has cautioned that strong southerly to south-easterly winds with speeds exceeding 25 knots (12.9 m/s) are expected over some parts of the Coast and North-eastern Kenya.

For the coastal region, including Mombasa, Tana River, Kilifi, Lamu, and Kwale Counties, sunny intervals are anticipated until Tuesday. However, the Met department predicts showers over a few places on Wednesday in the Coastal region.