Flash flooding has hit Kenya during the last few days as the height of the rainy season unfolds. Wednesday, renewed cloudbursts pounded Nairobi and other parts of Kenya. Nairobi and much of Kenya sees the peak of its rainiest season during April, a month prone to frequent showers and occasional drenching thunderstorms. Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport picked up 74 mm (2.9 inches) of rain within 24 hours which ended Wednesday. Weather forecasters believe that the weather in Kenya will stay favorable for localized torrential rain and flash flooding through at least the end of the week.
April marks the heart of the yearly rainy season in this part of East Africa, and flash floods triggered by sudden cloudbursts do occasionally happen.
The video bellow, published Monday, show flowing water impeding travel at a low-water crossing in Lodwar.
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