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“Isolated heavy rainfall events are likely to continue over the Lake Victoria Basin, Western Kenya, Central, and parts of the Coastal region.”

The Kenya Met Department has warned of heavy flooding in Garissa, Tana River, and Lamu Counties.

In a weather forecast on Sunday, May 5, the weatherman noted that the ongoing heavy rains in the Central region and the overflow of the Seven Forks dams will increase flooding in the Tana Delta affecting the three counties.

“The ongoing rainfall in the Central region and the overflow of the Seven Forks Dams will exacerbate flooding in the Tana Delta, impacting Garissa, Tana River, and Lamu Counties,” the Met Department stated.

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At the same time, the weatherman announced that occasional rainfall would persist over Western, the Lake Victoria Basin, the Rift Valley, Central, the Coastal Strip, parts of the Southeastern Lowlands, and portions of the Northeast.

“Isolated heavy rainfall events are likely to continue over the Lake Victoria Basin, Western Kenya, Central, and parts of the Coastal region,” the Met Department forecasted.

Further, the Met Department mentioned that most parts of North Eastern, Northwest, and South Eastern regions will be dry with occasional moderate rainfall.

“Most parts of the North Eastern, Northwest, and parts of South Eastern regions are forecasted to be generally dry; however, occasional light to moderate rainfall is possible,” the weatherman added.

On Saturday, Met Department Director David Gikungu urged residents in the coast region and individuals involved in marine activities in the Indian Ocean to take maximum precautions.

Gikungu pointed out that heavy rainfall is expected offshore along the Kenyan coast from Sunday intensifying to Tuesday next week.

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