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El Nino Rainfall Monitoring Report 23 on November 23, 2015

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Situation Overview

Over the last 24 hours, most areas in the County witnessed reduced amounts of rainfall. Heavy rainfall was received in parts of Bomet and Narok Counties. Light showers experienced in Tana River, Mandera, Nairobi, Mombasa and Kitui Counties. Kisii and Taita Taveta witnessed average rainfall. No rainfall was received in Samburu, Kisumu and Kakamega Counties.
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Narok County

Heavy rainfall was yesterday witnessed in Narok Town. Consistent heavy downpour in the region led to flash floods in Narok Town resulting in extensive damage to property. In addition at least two cows and 1 donkey were swept away in the floods. A dam in town burst and swept away 2 bridges disrupting transport in the area.

Nandi County

Above average rainfall was received in most parts of the county. A mudslide was reported in Chelenok, Nandi East. In Ngatitkong Village, Tinderet Sub-County; mudslide and rock fall were reported, no injuries reported but 2 households were affected. Two footbridges were also swept away in Ainap ng’etuny, Tinderet SubCounty.

Isiolo County

Heavy rains were received in Kulamawe and Mbalambate Locations in Isiolo County, reports indicate that unknown numbers of houses have been submerged.
Team is waiting for the water level to subside so that they can conduct an assessment.

Busia County Following the continuous heavy rainfall in the County and the surrounding areas.

Response Measures

KRCS is carrying out interventions in different parts of the country as follows;
In Bungoma County, KRCS began distribution of NFIs targeting 100 families who were displaced in landslides that affected the area due to the ongoing rains.
KRCS also distributed NFIs to 65 households in Kulamawe and Mbalambate Villages displaced by flash floods while in Busia County KRCS is supporting search and rescue efforts for two persons suspected to have drowned in River Suo.

Today’s Weather Forecast

The latest forecast from KMS, indicates that, rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the Country especially the South Eastern and South Western parts.