Kenya

El Nino Rainfall Monitoring Report 7 on October 15, 2015

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Situation Overview

Heavy rainfall was received in Mombasa, Moyale, Migori, Mt. Elgon and Busia counties. However no major incident was reported. In the last 24 hours minimal rains were witnessed in areas like Garsen (Tana River County), Bungoma town and Homabay County. Strong winds and dark cloud cover affected mainly Narok and some parts of Kitui County

Preparedness Measures

El Nino awareness programmes are still ongoing across the county. The county government of Wajir in collaboration with KRCS are scheduled to develop a contingency plan bringing together various stakeholders within the county.

Updates per county

Mombasa County There were light showers yesterday evening (14th October) and early morning today.
No incident was reported.

Busia County Busia town and Teso are among the areas that received heavy rainfall accompanied by violent hailstones. There is currently no risk of flooding as water levels in the River Nzoia basin remain at average levels (Kenya Meteorological Service FDFC).
Close monitoring ongoing.

Bungoma County Kapsokwony, Kopsiro and Cheptais are among the areas in Mt. Elgon that witnessed very heavy rainfall last night. No major incident was reported.

Migori County Significant rainfall accompanied by strong winds were reported in Awendo and parts of Nyatike in Migori County. No incident was reported.

Mandera County Banisa and Mandera west sub counties in Mandera yesterday received significant amounts of rainfall. No incident has been reported.