BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,13TH SEPT,2021-A seven-day weather forecast (September 14-20) from Kenya Meteorological Department indicates that there will be moderate to heavy rainfall over several parts of the country.
According to the weatherman, heavy rainfall will be experienced in the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin, the Central Rift Valley, North-western Kenya, and the Highlands East of the Rift Valley.
Occasional rainfall is also expected over few areas in the Coast, the South-eastern lowlands, and North-eastern Kenya.
Occasional cloudiness is expected over some parts of the Highlands East of the Rift Valley, the Central Rift Valley, and the South-eastern lowlands.
The Lake Victoria Basin, the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, and the Central and South Rift Valley are areas that are likely to be generally sunny but occasional rains are expected over few places.
During the forecast period, maximum (day time) temperatures are likely to range from 20 degrees Celsius to 28, while minimum (night time) temperatures are expected to be between 10 and 19 degrees Celsius.
Morning rains are expected over few places of Turkana and Samburu counties during the second half of the forecast period.
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are likely to occur over a few to several places in North-western Kenya, and night showers are expected over few places during the second half of the forecast period.
North-eastern Kenya will experience sunny days and the nights will partly be cloudy.
Several areas in the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Central and South Rift Valley, and North-western Kenya received moderate to heavy rainfall.
Rainfall amounts increased over some areas and decreased over others. Both day-time (maximum) temperatures and night-time (minimum) temperatures increased over some stations and decreased over others.