Welcome, Guest: Join Kenyans247 Log In!

Stats: 282 Members, 13,158 topics and 65 posts Date:  Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 02:38 PM
Popular & Trending NewestFeatured Links ClassifiedDirectoryLivescoresLive Kenyan TVLive Kenyan Radio Follow Us Like Us

About Us Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy FAQ's Disclaimer Copyright Contact Us Advertise With Us Download K247 APP Marketplace Moderator Policy We Are Hiring Kenya Radio and TV Stations Listen and Watch Live Letter From the C.E.O Kenya Radio Stations Live Kenya TV Stations Live Kenya - Newspapers and News Sites and popular blog Forum Rules

Weatherman Issues Heavy Rains Warning

Kenyans247 / Kenyans247 / General / Environment / Weatherman Issues Heavy Rains Warning

80 people viewed

Can Cold Weather And Snow Prevent The Coronavirus Disease? Weather Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Net Worth How Much Is Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Worth? Floyd Mayweather Career Earnings
(Go Down) (» Reply topic)
Weatherman Issues Heavy Rains Warning by Kenyans247(1): Thu 09, April, 2020 11:25am
The Kenya Meteorological Services on Wednesday, April 8th, issued an alert to Kenyans on forthcoming heavy rains within the next seven days.

Residents of Narok, Lamu, Taita Taveta, Kitui, Tharaka, Murang’a, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Tana River, Garissa, Mombasa and Kwale Counties, have been warned to stay prepared for heavy rainfalls.

According to Kenya Meteorological Services, the specified counties will experience rainfalls of above 70milimeters with the counties of Nyamira, Bomet, Kisii, Kajiado, Nairobi, Machakos, Makueni, Meru, Kiambu, Embu and Kilifi experiencing moderate rains of between 20 and 70mm.

With Kenya being part of the countries affected by the covid-19 pandemic experts have advised citizens not to be worried about the spread of the virus during the rainy season, arguing that the temperatures will not be that low to support the spread of the virus.
Dr David Gikungu, the Deputy Director in charge of Climate at Kenya Meteorological Services, points out that even though there is usually a lot of rainfall in April the temperatures do not necessarily go very low.


“In April, the temperatures are not that low but will be lower compared to March and February because of the cloud cover as a result of rains''.

Temperatures of 15 degrees are expected over central Kenya, central Rift Valley and some parts of the Western region while residents of Nyeri, Meru, Nyandarua and Nakuru should stay prepared with warm clothing as the temperatures are expected to fall below eight degrees Celcius.

Dr Gikungu has however issued cautions to Kenyans stating that they should take extra caution as directed by the government.

Temperatures are expected to fall in May, June and July, with the humidity, experienced creating a good breeding ground for viruses causing colds, flus and other related respiratory illnesses.

Previously heavy rains have caused havoc within different parts of the country and the timely warning is expected to help Kenyans stay better prepared to avert destructions caused by rains.

County governments that have previously been blamed for unpreparedness when it comes to disasters are expected to clear up their drainage systems to mitigate flooding in towns and residential areas.
https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/51829-weatherman-issues-heavy-rains-warning

0 Shares 0 Like •

(» Go Up)

You must Sign in or Sign Up to post content

For you to post content on this website you have to log in or register, it only take few minute to create account

Go Up

Recommended for you

Floyd Mayweather Career Earnings Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Net Worth How Much Is Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Worth? Can Cold Weather And Snow Prevent The Coronavirus Disease? Weatherman Issues Heavy Rains Warning

Currently: 1 guest(s) reading this article

Sections: Kenyans247 ads, Autos, Counties, Naija Forums, How To, Technology Market, Computers, Programing, Education, Phones, TV/Movies, Photography, Emojipedia, Gaming, Sports, South Sudan Forum, Burundi Forum, Ugandan Forum, Somalia Forum, Rwanda Forum,

About Us | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | FAQ's | Disclaimer | Copyright | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Download K247 APP | Marketplace | Moderator Policy | We Are Hiring | Kenya Radio and TV Stations Listen and Watch Live | Letter From the C.E.O | Kenya Radio Stations Live | Kenya TV Stations Live | Kenya - Newspapers and News Sites and popular blog | Forum Rules | Featured LinksFollow Us on TwitterLike Us on Facebook

Kenyans247 - Copyright © 2019 - 2020 Sande Kennedy. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise.
Disclaimer: Every Kenyans247 member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Kenyans247.