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Heavy winds, floods leave trail of destruction in Ruai- Photos

A family ponders the next move after their house was destroyed by heavy winds in Ruai. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

A family of four died at Makongeni in Ruai, Nairobi on Saturday night after a heavy downpour that resulted in flooding in the area.

Several others have been left homeless after rooftops were blown away due to the heavy winds and the flooding in the area.

A car was also swept away by the floodwaters in Ruai but luckily the occupants of the said car were rescued.

Below are the pictures:

Several homes were destroyed. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard

One of the houses whose rooftops were destroyed. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard

Ruai residents who were affected by the heavy winds. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

A man tries to salvage his belongings that were swept away by flood waters after the heavy downpour. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

A car was swept away by floodwaters. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

A church was also destroyed. [Wilberforce Okwriri, Standard]