Eight people killed after Patel Dam bursts its banks in Solai, Nakuru
SEE ALSO :Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 peopleIn a statement, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui said: "We assure residents that we will do our best to take affected families to safety and help them get medical attention." He asked the public to be careful during this season of heavy rains. At least 140 people have died in the last two months and more than 260,000 displaced as raging floods wreak havoc across the country. And yet weather experts are warning of more heavy rains in the next few days in an unusual departure from traditional weather patterns. The government, the United Nations office in Nairobi and the Red Cross say 32 counties are the worst affected.
SEE ALSO :Solai school pupils beat adversityInterior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said they had distributed food worth Sh600 million to those affected.