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The Kenya Meteorological Department (MET) warns of heavy rainfall and flooding from November 8 to November 10.

The Meteorological Department stated in an advisory released on Thursday that the continuing rains will proceed with a likelihood of increasing to more than 30 mm in South Western part of Kenya, Nairobi, Eastern and the Coastal region.

The counties which will be affected are: Nyeri, Kiambu, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Murang’a, Embu, Meru, Kirinyaga, Tharaka Nithi, Taita Taveta, Busia, Kisii, Nyamira, Kericho, Bomet, Nakuru, Baringo, Narok, Migori, Nandi,Trans Nzoia, West Pokot, Uasin Gishu, Vihiga, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Busia, Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega, Kajiado, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, parts of Tana River and Lamu.

Residents living in the named areas urged to be on the scout for floods, water level in rivers and lakes.

The Floodwaters may appear in areas where it has not rained heavily like downstream.

MET also alerted Kenyans against driving into or walking in moving water or open fields, sheltering under trees, or near windows to minimize exposure to lightning strikes.

MET warns people residing in the coastal towns of poor visibility as those living in landslide-prone zones such as the Aberdares to keen and cautious.

The rains will decrease in intensity on Tuesday, November 10.

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