Kenya - Flash floods and landslides (NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 24 October 2019)

  • Heavy rain has been affecting several counties since last week, causing flash flooding and landslides.

  • According to media reports, as of 24 October, 9 people have died as a result, 4 in Elgeyo-Marakwet County, 4 in Wajir county and 1 in Turkana County. Thousands of people have been displaced and roads and houses have been damaged.

  • Moderate to heavy rain is expected over central and eastern counties over the next 24 hours.