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Wonder in Naivasha over hailstorm

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By Antony Gitonga | March 28th 2021
The hailstorm affected Kayole and Kinamba areas. [Antony Gitonga, Standard] 

Residents of Naivasha have been left counting heavy losses running into thousands of shillings following a one-hour hailstorm.

The afternoon hailstones that affected Kayole, Kinamba, and parts of High Peak estates left a trail of destruction forcing some families to relocate.

The aftermath. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

For the first time in the town's history, the streets and roof were covered with ice sheets to the shock of area residents.

One of the affected residents Peter Wainaina from Kayole Estate said he had never witnessed anything of the kind in his 30-year stay in Naivasha.

The aftermath. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

"It started as short rain before it developed into hailstones which have covered roads and roofing causing massive losses," he said.  

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