- A five-day weather forecast by the department shows that rainfall is expected to continue over most parts of the country.
- The amount of rain may, however, reduce over several areas towards the end of the five-day forecast period.
Two bridges are still impassable following heavy rains, the Kenya National Highways Authority has said.
“The Njabini-Ol Kalau road at the Thitai bridge and Siyiapei bridge near Maasai Mara Technical Institute along Narok-Mai Mahiu road are the affected bridges,” KeNHA assistant director of corporate communications Charles Njogu said.
The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned that heavy rains are set to continue in many parts of the country, causing floods and destruction of property.
A five-day weather forecast by the department shows that rainfall is expected to continue in most parts of the country.
The counties include Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Trans Nzoia, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nandi, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma and Busia.
Nairobi, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang'a, Kiambu, Meru, Embu, and Tharaka Nithi counties are likely to receive heavy rainfall until Wednesday.
The amount of rain may, however, reduce over several areas towards the end of the five-day forecast period.
So far, 29 Kenyans have died in Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot in landslides. About 20 others are missing.
Despite the expected reduction, a lot of damage has been done to roads.
On March 26, KeNHA alerted motorists driving along the Kisii–Ahero road that a section of the road near Ayweyo, about four kilometres to Ahero, had been flooded by River Nyalbiego.
In Nairobi, huge traffic snarl-ups were witnessed on the Thika Superhighway after a seasonal river between Kahawa Barracks and Kenyatta University flooded the road.
On April 3, KeNHA cautioned motorists using the Kisian-Osieko road to be cautious as River Yala had flooded the road.
On April 14, the authority said heavy rains in Ugunja had blocked access roads and some culverts.
On April 23, motorists using Narok-Mai Mahiu were advised to seek alternative routes after heavy rains damaged Siyiapei bridge.
Heavy rains in South Rift and Nyanza resulted in River Kipsonoi breaking its banks. The Mugeni bridge between Sotik and Chebilat along the Kisii-Kaplong road was impassable on April 25.
Edited by Henry Makori