- Vendors were seen covering themselves and their trollies to avoid damage to goods.
- Most areas will have a generally poor distribution of rainfall in both time and space.
Heavy rains were on Tuesday morning experienced in various parts of Kisumu.
School-going children were seen running to shelter themselves from the rains as they were finding their way to class.
Vendors were seen covering themselves and their trollies to avoid damage to goods.
At the beginning of the month, the Kenya Meteorological Department released a new seasonal forecast of the March to May long rain seasons, sighting that a larger part of the country will receive below-average rainfalls.
The director of the Meteorological Department David Gikungu said that rains will start in the third week of March.
Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands West of Rift Valley, Central Rift, Nairobi, Coastal region and Narok among areas will receive rainfall that is below average.
"Below-average rainfall is expected over the Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands West of the Rift Valley, Central Rift Valley, Highlands East of the Rift Valley including Nairobi County, Coastal region, most of Northeastern and Southeastern Lowlands and Western parts of Narok, " Gikungu said.
He said most areas will have a generally poor distribution of rainfall in both time and space.