- Some people wore raincoats and carried umbrellas to protect them from rainfall.
- Above-average rain is expected in various parts of the country in October-November-December.
Businesses in Nairobi were halted for the better part of the evening as rainfall hit the capital.
This is after the weatherman forecasted that El Niño rains will be expected in October through to December.
Nairobi residents braved the heavy downpour to go about their business as the rainfall caused traffic snarl on some roads across the city.
Some people wore raincoats and carried umbrellas to protect them from the downpour.
Above-average rain is expected in various parts of the country in October-November-December.
This is expected to lead to floods, post-harvest losses and displacement of communities, according to the latest forecast by Kenya Meteorological Department Director Dr David Gikungu.
“The highest seasonal rainfall amounts (greater than 700mm) are normally recorded over the Central highlands,” it said.
Gikungu also indicated that there is a high probability that some counties in the Northeastern region are likely to experience above-average rainfall.