- Motorists struggled to steer vehicles through flooded roads on Thursday morning.
- Those who braved the pounding rains got to work wet.
A nightlong downpour has flooded parts of Mombasa city, causing huge traffic snarl-ups.
The heavy rains, which started on Wednesday night, have caused flooding and poor visibility.
Motorists struggled to steer vehicles through flooded roads on Thursday morning.
Some residents had to wade through flooded sections of the roads.
A warning of worse flooding by the Meteorological Department has seen hundred of families flee their homes in Tana River County.
Residents of Kone village and other parts of Galole and Tana Delta have started pitching camp on higher ground as the rains have begun.
They told the Nation that they had decided to move early to minimise the losses experiences last season, when tens of thousands were displaced.
By MANASE OTSIALO
At least two people have died of measles and 313 other cases have been reported in Mandera County since February when the disease was first detected, according to the county’s health department.
The disease has affected both children under the age of five and adults, leaving a child and an elderly woman dead.
President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday visited eastern Uganda's Bududa District where dozens of residents lost their lives in mudslides following heavy downpour.
The president was flanked by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees minister Hillary Onek.
His visit came just hours after the government delivered relief items to the victims.
The disaster, which left hundreds of people displaced in Bukalasi sub-county, was triggered by heavy rainfall last Thursday.
At least 40 bodies have so far been recovered after devastating mudslides swept villages in eastern Uganda.
The mudslides followed heavy rains that lasted for over four hours on Thursday in Bakalasi Sub County in Bududa District.
Bududa District chairman Wilson Watira confirmed the number of mudslide victims, saying the search is still ongoing to rescue trapped people and recover more bodies.