The Kenya Meteorological Department has released the June – July – August 2021 Weather Forecast. The outlook indicates that the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, Lake Victoria Basin Region, Central and Southern Rift Valley as well as the Northwestern region are likely to receive slightly above-average rainfall. The Coastal strip is likely to receive below-average rainfall. The rest of the country is expected to remain generally dry.
Most areas in the Central Highlands and Nairobi area are expected to experience cool/cold and cloudy conditions with occasional rain or drizzle. The temperatures are likely to be slightly warmer than average for the season.
Potential Impacts in Disaster Risk Management Sector
Cases of isolated flooding are still likely in low lying areas especially over the Lake Victoria Basin and parts of Western Kenya.
Advise to Stakeholders and Public
It is advised that stakeholders invest in effective disaster preparedness planning as we move into the JJA 2021 season.
NDMU continues to undertake stakeholders’ sensitizations/awareness creation and capacity building on effective disaster preparedness planning. You are encouraged to send a request for sensitization / training to our email firstname.lastname@example.org