Kenya: Heavy Rain, Floods to Hit Nairobi This Week in Latest Forecast

Motorcyclists ride through a flooded section of a road in Nairobi in March.

The Meteorological Department has warned city residents to be wary of heavy rains flooding between Monday and Wednesday.

The city will experience heavy rainfall of more than 40mm in 24 hours for those three days that could result in flooding, the department said in it's latest forecast

"Residents in urban areas are advised to be on the lookout for potential flash floods. Keep to safer grounds until the flooding subsides. Flood water may suddenly appear in places where it hasn't rained heavily and can be deeper and faster than it looks," read an advisory in part.

An earlier advisory by the department had indicated that Nairobi would experience mostly cloudy mornings, giving way to sunny afternoons.

Heavy rainfall of more than 40mm in 24 hours expected from today afternoon to Wednesday in parts of Rift Valley, Northern and Central regions. #HeavyRain #Advisory

- Kenya Met Department (@KenyaMetService) June 4, 2018

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Nairobi News

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.