Month: May 2018

African SWIFT report on flooding and heavy rainfall in Kenya

Report by SWIFT Research Team from Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) Emmah Mwangi, John Mungai and Benard Chanzu report: During the March-May (MAM) 2018 season most parts of Kenya have received enhanced rainfall, which was characterized by intense storms.  As at 26th April, 2018 much of the country had already received rainfall that was over 125% of the MAM Long … Continue Reading

More flooding in East Africa destroys lives, homes and infrastructure

Follow the links below for the latest updates. FloodList News: Kenya – Floods Leave Dozens Dead and 211,000 Displaced BBC News: Kenya dams ‘a flood risk’ after heavy rains Flash update from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) FloodList News:Rwanda – Floods and Landslides Leave 18 Dead