North Eastern counties are expected to receive heavy rainfall this week, the Meteorological Department has announced.

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The weatherman said North Eastern region will receive good rainfall from Tuesday evening to Thursday.

Some of the areas expected to receive rainfall include;  Garissa, Mandera, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit and Isiolo.

“Wet weather is expected over the North Eastern parts the country from Tuesday evening 26th to Thursday 28th March, 2019. Heavy rainfall of more than 30mm in 24 hours is expected on Wednesday 27th March, 2019 over several places in Wajir, Garissa counties and over parts of Mandera, Isiolo and Marsabit Counties.” 

“The heavy rainfall is likely to continue on Thursday 28th March, 2019 over the northern parts of Wajir and Marsabit counties. Moderate wet weather is also expected over the Western parts of the Country and the Central Highlands,” said the met department in a statement.

The weatherman advised the people in these counties to be cautious adding that there could be cases of flooding in flood prone areas.

“Residents in low-lying areas and dry river-beds are advised to be on the lookout for flash floods. Do not walk in moving water or drive through it. Keep to safer grounds until the flooding subsides,” advised the met department.