The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall to be experienced at the Coast region for the next four days.
The weatherman said that from Wednesday until Friday, the Coast region will experience rainfall of more than 30mm with increased intensity from Saturday and Sunday.
Counties in the Coast region which include Mombasa, Tana River, Kilifi, Lamu and Kwale will receive heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds and flash floods.
According to the weatherman, the Coast region is likely to experience showers in the morning, afternoon and evening during the forecast.
“The rains are likely to be accompanied by strong winds and may cause flooding in low lying areas near the coastline and other water repositories,” the weatherman said in a statement posted on Facebook.
The met department advised the people from the region to be more cautious especially those in low lying area who should relocate to higher ground.
“People should avoid driving, wading or walking through fast-moving waters. The heavy rains and strong winds may result in storm surges along the coast, hence fishermen and all in the Marine industry should be on high alert. Further advisories will be issued as we follow upon the progress of this weather event” the weatherman advised.