Kenya

El Nino Rainfall Monitoring Report 8 on October 16, 2015

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Situation Overview

In the last 24hours, most areas in the Country witnessed reduced amounts of rainfall; the areas include, Kisumu, Mandera, Garissa and Migori counties. Significant rainfall, was received in Kwale, Malindi, Kakamega and Busia areas. No rainfall was recorded in Wajir, Tana River, Nakuru and Narok over the last 24 hours.

Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) Response

The County Government of Kilifi in collaboration with KRCS Malindi and other stakeholders are currently holding awareness, sensitization and training of local community members with regards to El Nino and its likely effects.

Rainfall Update per county

Kwale County

Heavy rainfall reported in parts of Kwale county early morning today. No major incident was reported.

Garissa County

Mainly light showers experienced in some parts of the county. Currently there is dark cloud cover in most areas suggesting a likelihood of increased rainfall in the short term future.

Kakamega County

Significant amount of rains were reported. No major incident injuries were reported.

Busia County

Heavy rainfall was received in Busia Town, Teso and other parts of Busia County for the second consecutive day. However there is no risk of flooding as water levels along the River Nzoia basin remain at average levels.