The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has released the June – July – August 2022 Seasonal Weather Forecast.

  • The outlook for the June-July-August (JJA) 2022 rainfall season indicates that the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, Lake Victoria Basin Region, Central and Southern Rift Valley, and the Northwestern region are likely to receive slightly above-average rainfall. The Coastal strip is likely to receive below-average rainfall.
  • Most Central Highlands and Nairobi areas are expected to experience cold and cloudy conditions with occasional rain or drizzle. The temperatures are likely to be slightly warmer than average for the season.
  • The rest of the country is expected to remain generally dry.

Potential Impacts in Disaster Risk Management Sector

The current drought being experienced over the ASAL areas of the Northern and parts of the eastern sectors of the country is expected to persist. This may in turn lead to conflicts over the limited resources especially water, pasture and browse. The National and County governments, as well as humanitarian organizations, are therefore advised to enhance the measures that are already being implemented to avert the loss of lives, livelihoods, and livestock. Local leaders are also advised to promote peace and encourage resource sharing among the communities.

Advise to Stakeholders and Public

It is advised that stakeholders and the public invest in effective disaster preparedness planning as we move into the JJA 2022 season.

The National and County governments, as well as humanitarian organizations, are therefore advised to enhance the measures that are already being implemented to avert the loss of lives, livelihoods, and livestock. Local leaders are also advised to promote peace and encourage resource sharing among the communities.

NDMU continues to  undertake stakeholders’ sensitizations/awareness creation and capacity building on disaster preparedness for effective response and building back better in recovery. You are encouraged to send a request for sensitization / training to our email info.ndmu@disastermanagement.go.ke