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26 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Rainfall: There was early onset of the long rains which was in the first dekad of the month of March. Above normal rainfall was received in the region during the reporting month.
- Vegetation Condition: The pasture and browse condition is good in both livelihood zones occasioned by regeneration due to the ongoing rains.

26 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- The county recorded rainfall amount above normal and characterized by good temporal and even spatial distribution.
- The long rains started early during the first week of March compared to third week normally.
- The county vegetation condition index was above normal. All the four Sub Counties VCI depicted vegetation greenness above normal.

26 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- The month was characterized by heavy rains and cold nights. The rains were above normal resulting to flooding and as a result loss of lives and destruction of infrastructure.
- The vegetation greenness for the County was above normal as indicated by the 3 month Vegetation Condition Index (VCI).
- Pasture and browse condition was good across all the three livelihood zones.
- Water availability was good across the county although some areas such as Wote experienced shortages as a result of breached dams and washed away earth dams.

26 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Normal to above normal well distributed in time and space rainfall was received during the month.
- The average greenness for the county as per the vegetation condition index for 3 months increased from 12.63 to 45.5, from severe vegetation deficit category to normal greenness.
- 91.1% of households sampled reported good pasture while 8.9% reported fair pasture condition.

25 May 2018 description
report Government of Kenya

Biophysical Indicators
- Uncharacteristically high rainfall was received this month. Spatial distribution was however good. Temporal distribution was poor leading to flash floods in several pockets.
- Natural vegetation has improved significantly with Vegetation Condition Index increasing strikingly.
- Pastures and browse are of good conditions and in all livelihood zones.

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