Planning for picnic this weekend ?remember to include an umbrella in your starter pack and dress warm clothes.
Nairobi County and its environs is expected to experience heavy down pour over the weekend, the meteorological department has said.
The weatherman advises those attending Safari Sevens to keep warm because of the expected rain.
Met tweeted,”Attending #SafariSevens this weekend? Wear closed shoes. It might be muddy because of the expected rains and the road construction around RFUEA grounds.”
Attending #SafariSevens this weekend? Wear closed shoes. It might be muddy because of the expected rains and the road construction around RFUEA grounds.
— Kenya Met Department (@KenyaMetService) November 9, 2018
The department adds from Sunday to Tuesday, the county is likely to experience morning rains and afternoon showers over few places.
This comes after the department had warned in a forecast issued on October 30, that rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the country until Saturday last week
In a forecast issued on Monday, the department said areas to be affected include Lake Victoria Basin, highlands West of the Rift Valley, Central and South Rift Valley.
It said rains will be experienced during morning hours followed by showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon in Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Kisii, Nyamira and Migori and in the neighbouring counties of Baringo, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, Bomet, Kericho and Elgeyo Marakwet.
Bungoma, Vihiga, Kakamega, and Busia residents will also experience similar weather patterns.
According to the weatherman, residents in Nairobi, Nyandarua, Laikipia, Nyeri, Murang’a, Kiambu and the neighbouring central Kenya counties, including Embu and Tharaka Nithi, will experience rains over few places during morning hours and showers in the afternoon.
The rains were accompanied by strong winds and waves leading to the met department to issue a warning for people to keep off the shores of the Indian Ocean.