Partly sunny. Details to follow. Kenya's meteorological department issued a warning of heavy rains on 18 November, telling people in "landslide-prone" areas to be on "high alert". Flood-hit Djibouti, Kenya struggle to cope after major downpours affect hundreds of thousands across the Horn of Africa. Kenya's interior minister says dozens of people have been killed in mudslides, after heavy rains unleashed overnight floods in western Kenya. “This constitutes a positive Indian Ocean Dipole that is favourable for good rainfall over much of East Africa,” said Met director Stella Aura. Heavy rains cause flash floods in western Kenya Several people are feared dead and many more are missing after heavy rainfall caused flash floods and landslides in parts of western Kenya. Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc, leaving more than 10 people dead and 1,000 others displaced across the country. But ongoing heavy rains in Kenya have disrupted the maize drying tradition, worsening farmers’ post-harvest challenges. The department said the rains would be heaviest in November, and could cause destruction and deaths. Mr Kenyatta said there had been "massive destruction" of property and infrastructure, and that he has ordered armed forces and rescue services to the area to help. The landslides, affecting the villages of Nyarkulian and Parua, were reportedly caused by heavy rains. Several people are feared dead and many more are missing after heavy rainfall caused flash floods and landslides in parts of western Kenya. 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Aura said the end-of-the-month rains would be heavy but would not last long advising those living in lowland areas and urban centres with poor drainage to take precaution. 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Kenya Red Cross says as many as 30,0000 people have been displaced since March. “Since yesterday, we have lost 30 people in the last 44 hours,” Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene […] .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}At least 29 people have died in landslides caused by severe weather in West Pokot county, Kenya. Weather Today Weather Hourly 14 Day Forecast Yesterday/Past Weather Climate (Averages) Currently: 54 °F. Scroll to continue reading. “There will be heavy rains in some parts of the regions. The affected constituencies are: Akwatia, Suhum, Odumase – Krobo, Anyinam, Abuakwa North and South, New Juaben North and South, Nsawam among other areas. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 6 – 194 people have been killed by floods in Kenya since last month. The Kenya Meteorological department has advised the public to brace themselves for heavy rains from Wednesday, October 23 to Monday, October 28 across the country. Past heavy rains in the Nairobi CBD. ENTERTAINING. The torrential rains in Nairobi and its environs has today left thousands of Kenyans stranded after it lead to flooding in different areas and roads in the city due to poor drainage. Traffic disruptions are, therefore, likely to occur during heavy downpours in this coming week starting today to Wednesday next week. Huruma Tragedy: 12 confirmed Dead and 69 still unaccounted for and feared might be in the rubble ; Nairobi caught off guard once again by heavy rains This year, however, heavy rains have struck northern Kenya for weeks, causing flash floods that have displaced thousands of people and swept away hundreds of livestock. The current was strong enough […] At least 65 people have died, many buried under mudslides triggered by unseasonal rainfall. SP: Huawei Kenya today held an exciting 3rd edition UniTech Talk, t... hemed "SHERO Power In Tech" focusing on women in tech. The city’s archaic drainage system was once again overstretched, with major roads flooding, more so in Westlands and South C areas. The ongoing “long rains” in Kenya continue to cause flooding in western and eastern counties. Residents in dry river beds and low-lying parts of North Eastern Kenya have been advised to be on the look out for flash floods or move to higher grounds as heavy rains are on the way. “The heavy rainfall of more than 30mm in 24 hours which is being experienced over several parts of the country is expected to continue,” she said. The Acting Director General Peter Ambenje said the heavy rains of more than 50 millimeters (mm) per 24 hours were likely be experienced on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi said 17 people died in a mudslide in the village of … SHARE. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and his cabinet colleagues during Monday press conference. Heavy downpour has forced the Electoral Commission (EC) to end today’s polls barely a few minutes to 5pm in some polling centres in the Eastern Region. ... we get we would have nothing and so far today … Landslides and flash floods have killed people in Ethiopia and Tanzania while hundreds of thousands have been displaced in Somalia by heavy rains. More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Image: FILE Several parts of the country are likely to experience below-average rainfall in December, the weatherman has said. Kenya Red Cross reports that ongoing heavy rains in western Kenya have affected over 20 villages in Busia, Siaya, Migori, Homa Bay and Kisumu. “Some of my maize is rotting on the farm because of the heavy rains. The landslides, affecting the villages of Nyarkulian and Parua, were reportedly caused by heavy rains. And since Sunday, Kenya Air Force has been airlifting relief supplies to the affected people to help alleviate their suffering in the humanitarian crisis. It is a zone of heavy rain … Kenya has two rainy seasons linked to the movement north and south of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Kenya News Local News. The Kenya Meteorological Department has once again issued a heavy rain alert in different parts of the country for the next one week until Thursday, January 30. Several people are feared dead and many more are missing after heavy rainfall caused flash floods and landslides in parts of western Kenya. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said that all dams in the country are full at maximum capacity due to the torrential rains. Kenya's interior minister says dozens of people have been killed in mudslides, after heavy rains caused floodin in western Kenya. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidencethat the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years. Current weather in Nairobi and forecast for today, tomorrow, and next 14 days Heavy rains are expected to continue falling in most parts of Kenya until June. 30 of them died since Tuesday, washed away by floods in various parts of the country where heavy rains are being experienced. Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i confirmed that rescue operations were "ongoing", adding that "harsh weather conditions" were hampering a full assessment of the damage. Increased Output Unseasonable rains … The rains that started on Wednesday evening have left residents in low lying areas trapped and battling the floods entering their homes. This is despite a heavy rainfall projection from Kenya between today and Tuesday. •The warm weather and heavy rains are favourable for many crops. ... Stella Aura, the director of Kenya … The intensity of the rains in Western and central regions including Nairobi, she said, is expected to “progressively increase to 40mm in 24 hours between Thursday and Friday this week. A heavy downpour has forced voting in the Lower Manya Krobo constituency to be suspended temporarily. Officials say the villages have been cut off by flooded roads and at least one bridge was reportedly swept away. East Africa struggles with heavy rains as thousands displaced. Advertisement. Heavy rains pounded Mombasa County causing flooding that left scores of residents in low-lying areas marooned in their homes. The agency’s Director-General Stella Aura said Western, Central region including Nairobi, northeastern, northwestern and the … We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. According to the National Meteorological Service, rainfall will begin in the north and northeast of the country in a few days from around Tuesday, October 8th, and has been almost absent since June and July. The Red Cross has confirmed it is responding to reports of the "massive" landslides. The contribution of farming to Kenya’s GDP has increased and remained above 30% since 2015 from 21.4% in 2010. A statement issued by Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) yesterday stated that the rains have paralysed all ship operations, prompting the conventional cargo area to close hatches. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. “As we continue to tackle the COVID 19 pandemic, the March-May long rains have begun causing havoc in various … Heavy rains and the absence of tea pickers because of lockdowns have hammered production and sent local prices spiraling to records, while top buyers are turning to Kenya where the market has dropped, said Azam Monem, director at Mcleod Russel India Ltd., one of the country’s biggest growers. SHARE. Local media on Sunday reported that the rains … The Kenya Meteorological Department has also attributed the ongoing heavy rains to the dipole. NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 21 – The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in five regions from Tuesday. Residents who would have ordinarily throng the various polling stations in the area have been kept indoors for fear of being drenched. At least 29 people have died in landslides caused by severe weather in West Pokot county, Kenya. Response teams activated. The Metrological Department (MD) has today issued a notice of heavy rains, with a probability of around 33 percent to 66 percent chance of occurrence. The Kenya Meteorological Department (MET) has warned of heavy rainfall and flooding from November 8 to November 10. Nearly 200 are dead and over 100,000 have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains and thunderstorms led to severe flooding and landslides across Kenya in recent weeks. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. The landslides, affecting the villages of Nyarkulian and Parua, were reportedly caused by heavy rains. Heavy rains cause flash floods in western Kenya. Meanwhile President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed on 26 April that 29 people died in the massive mudslides and flooding in the border areas of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties on 18 April. The agency’s Director-General Stella Aura said Western, Central region including Nairobi, northeastern, northwestern and the coastal region will experience torrential rains. After weeks of heavy rains and thunderstorms, the River Nzoia burst its banks, according to the Kenya Red Cross, destroying crucial infrastructure and leaving scores of families homeless. 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Expect heavy rains and flooding from Sunday- Kenya MET http://ow.ly/Sev830riXNk Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. The department said the heavy rains are expected in the whole of Coast region. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. Read about our approach to external linking. Doreen Nanziri, a weather analyst at UNMA says that Uganda will continue receiving normal rainfall that is below 30 milimeters, in the next three days. Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. By Pradipta Mukherjee India’s long-established tea industry is struggling. The 5 speakers were: CAS Maureen Mbaka from The Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Donna Rege and Beryl Anne from Safaricom PLC, Eliz Liu and Cong Linlin from Huawei shared their stories with ICT. Nearly 200 are dead and over 100,000 have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains and thunderstorms led to severe flooding and landslides across Kenya in recent weeks. Flood-hit Djibouti, Kenya struggle to cope after major downpours affect hundreds of thousands across the Horn of Africa. Massive landslides reported in various areas of West Pokot County following heavy downpour. The Acting Director General Peter Ambenje said the heavy rains of more than 50 millimeters (mm) per 24 hours were likely be experienced on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. While the sun finally seems to be back on the Kenyan coast, to stay there and greet the arrival of the equatorial summer, to the north of the country, in the capital Nairobi and in the regions of the Rift Valley, the tail of the so-called small rains continues, which now do not seem to differ much from the big ones. These cookies do not store any personal information. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Covid: Homeless left struggling for shelter. On Monday, the ministry sent out a Cable to all County Commissioners to cordinate efforts of moving people to higher grounds. Local News Science and Technology. © 2020 BBC. 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Kenya Meteorological Department: Home; About us. Global climate change in Kenya seems to have brought about an "exchange" of roles between the season of large and small rains. The Kenya Meteorological Department forecasts that the sun will shine on Wednesday with temperatures in Nairobi soaring to 31 degrees Celsius. Kenya's interior minister says dozens of people have been killed in mudslides, after heavy rains unleashed overnight floods in western Kenya. (Weather station: Adana / Incirlik, Kenya). (AP Photo) 2 of 3 Areas targetted include Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot, Murang’a and Taita Taveta, officials said. Heavy rains unleashed overnight floods in western Kenya. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and his cabinet colleagues during Monday press conference. The electoral officials have had to pack the voting materials to avoid being destroyed by the rains. The lawsuit sought to invalidate results in four states where President Trump lost the US election. 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Increased Output Unseasonable rains could boost Kenyan hydro-power output to … The Metrological Department (MD) has today issued a notice of heavy rains, with a probability of around 33 percent to 66 percent chance of occurrence. President Uhuru Kenyatta has already ordered the Interior Ministry to cordinate the evacuation of locals, for movement to higher grounds to avert another crisis in the area. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Kenya – Many Missing After Heavy Rain Triggers Mudslides in West 19 April, 2020 Update 20 April 2020: On 20 April local media reported 4 dead, 24 missing and 4,000 displaced “following massive landslides on Saturday evening that hit Kipchumwa and Chesegon villages on… The contribution of farming to Kenya’s GDP has increased and remained above 30% since 2015 from 21.4% in 2010. The Kenya Meteorological Department in its latest update on Tuesday, March 26, also asked locals against the dangers of walking or driving through moving water. Torrential floods in western Kenya claims more lives. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Landslides kill 24 people as heavy rains lash northwestern Kenya TOPICS: Africa Aid Relief / Humanitarian Agencies Children / Youth Issues Disasters / Accidents Emerging Market Countries Environment Floods KENYA LANDSLIDES OZATP Precipitation Uganda UK Weather Markets / Weather Meanwhile President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed on 26 April that 29 people died in the massive mudslides and flooding in the border areas of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties on 18 April. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya said more than 20 people were still missing. At least 29 people have died in landslides caused by severe weather in West Pokot county, Kenya. VIDEOS. Interior Minister … Others are Makueni, Garissa, Busia, Kisii, Nyamira, Kericho, Bomet, Nakuru, Narok, Migori, Trans Nzoia, Nandi, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Vihiga, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega and Nakuru. Rescue workers were digging through collapsed homes and other buildings in coastal areas of KwaZulu-Natal province, where the death toll stood at 51, local officials said. AUTHORITATIVE. Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko appealed to the public to heed to the metrological department’s advisory on climatic changes in order to save lives and property. Kenya has two rainy seasons linked to the movement north and south of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Duration: 02:12 20/04/2020. “We are putting our heads together and organising ourselves to deal with a clearly impending challenge,” Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said Monday at a joint press briefing with Cabinet colleagues from Devolution, Environment and Energy, “we are working jointly to see how we can effectively support the Kenyans camping in schools and other facilities to avoid the negative consequences of the rains.” We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. In Kenya, Budalangi’s Buyuku village has received heavy rainfall over the past few days. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. The ongoing “long rains” in Kenya continue to cause flooding in western and eastern counties. Images on social media showed trees, mud and other debris scattered across roads. At least 34 people were killed Saturday in Kenya due to heavy rains in East Africa that have triggered flooding and mudslides. Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa also urged all Governors to play their role in preventing and containing such disasters, while assuring that the government was ready to support the affected families with food and other basic needs. Seven children were among the dead recovered so far, officials said. The weatherman said parts of the southwest, central and Nairobi area will experience rainfall of more than 20mm in 24hrs. US Pfizer Covid vaccine approved for emergency use, US faces bleak winter amid worst Covid wave yet, Trump's latest, legal longshot to challenge result, Covid: Homeless left struggling for shelter. The regions that expect such rains include Mbeya, Songwe, Iringa and Njombe. Functions; Data request; Useful Links; NEWS. BOLD. Scientists warn that a weather system called the Indian Ocean Dipole is making flooding worse in the area. Countries throughout east Africa have been affected by the downpours in recent weeks. (AP Photo) Passengers from stranded vehicles stand next to the debris from floodwaters, on the road from Kapenguria, in West Pokot county, in western Kenya Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. After weeks of heavy rains and thunderstorms, the River Nzoia burst its banks, according to the Kenya Red Cross, destroying crucial infrastructure and leaving scores of families homeless. The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned Kenyans to brace themselves for more heavy rainfall in the next few days. Heavy rain is expected to hit the four regions on Monday, November 16, with some areas flooding with strong winds at sea, the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) has warned. Meteorological department says Kenya's rain is stuck in Tanzania. Weather man is warning inhabitants of flood prone areas to move to higher grounds. The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned that there will be heavy rainfall and flooding in 15 counties in the first week of December. At least 12 people had been killed by Monday, following mudslide occasioned by heavy rains in West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet counties where 4,000 people were displaced. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 21 – The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in five regions from Tuesday. #NairobiRains Kenya's No.1 channel for digital exclusive videos. At least four people lost their lives on Friday evening after a perimeter wall collapsed at 5pm along Lenana Road, Nairobi due to heavy rains. Heavy Rainfall And Storm Advisory. East Africa struggles with heavy rains as thousands displaced. Heavy rains are … SCHOLARSHIPS; RESEARCH GRANT; ... Press Release; Publications; Reports; Journals; Institute; Tenders; Contact us : Latest News. The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains in the next few days. On Monday, the Kenya Meteorological Services had warned of heavy downpour of more than 30mm in 24 hours. Local media on Sunday reported that the rains swept away several houses and a police post in Chesogon trading centre between the counties of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot. Heavy rains cause flash floods in western Kenya ... UP NEXT. The cumulative heavy rainfall of 100mm will be witnessed in parts of Kitui, Taita-Taveta, Makueni, Kajiado, Kitui and Wajir. The Met department said Kwale, Kilifi, Mombasa, Lamu, Tana-River, Wajir, Marsabit, Taita Taveta, Nairobi, Nyeri, Kiambu, Nyandarua, Murang’a, Embu, Meru, Kirinyanga, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo, Samburu, Turkana, Machakos, Kitui were likely to be affected by rains. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 1 – A heavy downpour was experienced on Saturday night in Nairobi as the Kenya Meteorological Department warned of more rain in the coming days. 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