Heavy rain and landslides in Chesogon, Marakwet

Landslides and heavy rains affect the residents of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties. Hundreds of residents have no homes after their houses were swept by floods.

Schools, police camps, homes, and crops were swept away. The most affected area is Chesogon. 

The Chesogon village is located at the border between the two counties.

It is reported that at least 6 police officers at chesogon police station feared dead following the landslide.

At least 20 other people feared dead as residents say they cannot be traced. Hundred are believed to be on trees and could spend their night on the trees as heavy rain continues in the area.

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