Message Type:
Heavy Rainfall
Message Update No:
Advisory No:
Date of Issue:
01 Apr 2024 18:55
02 Apr 2024 14:00 - 04 Apr 2024 18:00
Probability of occurrence (33% to 66% Chance)
Message Description:

Heavy rainfall of more than 30mm in 24hrs is expected over several parts of the Lake Victoria Basin, the Rift Valley, Highlands West and East of the Rift Valley including
Nairobi area on Tuesday 2nd April, 2024. The heavy rainfall is likely to intensify to more than 40mm in 24hrs and spread to Southeast Lowlands, coast and northern sector on
Wednesday 3rd April, 2024. It is likely to reduce in intensity on Thursday 4th April, 2024. The heavy rainfall is likely to be accompanied by gusty winds.

Areas of Concern:

Counties: Nyamira, Nandi, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Busia, Migori, Narok, Baringo, Nakuru, Trans-Nzoia, Uasin-Gishu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, West-Pokot, Turkana, Samburu, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang'a, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi ,Nairobi, Machakos, Kitui, Makueni, Kajiado, Taita-Taveta, Mombasa, Tana-River, Kilifi, Lamu,Kwale, Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Isiolo.


Residents in all the mentioned areas are advised to be on the lookout for potential floods and flash floods. Residents are advised to avoid driving through, or walking in moving water or open fields and not to shelter under trees and near grilled windows to minimize exposure to lightning strikes. Gusty winds may blow off roofs, uproot trees and cause structural damages. Updates on the ensuing weather will be provided promptly.

Message Addressed To:

The Presidency, Cabinet Secretary: Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Forestry; Principal Secretary: State Department for Environment and Climate Change, National Intelligence Service, Kenya Red Cross, Kenya Maritime Authority, Kenya Ports Authority, Kenya Airport Authority, National Disaster Operations Centre, National Disaster Management Unit, Media, Various Government Ministries, Council of Governors, County Directors of Meteorological Services (CDMs).

Director, Kenya Meteorological Department