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El Nino Rainfall Monitoring Report 17 on November 10, 2015

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Situation Overview

Heavy rainfall was received in most parts the County; Busia, Homabay, Nandi,
Kisumu, Nakuru, Bomet, Nyandarua, Turkana, Kericho, Nairobi and Narok Counties are amongst them. Average rainfall was witnessed in Malindi, Nyeri, Baringo,
Mombasa, and Samburu Counties. Light showers were recorded in Garissa and Wajir Counties.

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Homabay County

Heavy downpour was experienced in most parts of the County with Suba sub-County registering the highest amounts of rain. Five people (two adults and three children) reported and several houses destroyed following the rains. KRCS Homabay will conduct an assessment today.

Turkana County

Most parts of the County received significant amount of rainfall, lasting for several hours into the morning. In an area known as Kambi Karai along Kitale-Turkana road, part of the road was destroyed by flash floods, which paralyzed transport and left travelers stranded on both sides of the road. In Kainuk, approximately 150 families were affected by flash floods but no loss of lives or injuries reported. KRCS Turkana is carrying out an assessment to ascertain the extent of damage and guide further interventions by KRCS.

Bungoma County

The entire Mt .Elgon region has been receiving heavy rainfall for the past few weeks.
Yesterday evening. A mudslide was reported in Chesikaki ward, Kaptoboi village which flattened a house and damaged crops in farms in the area. The mudslide injured a girl at Kaptoboi. Another family was affected when a rock fell and destroyed their house.