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Moderate rains expected over most places in Kitui County

This week marks the onset of October-November-December [OND] short rains as predicted by the Weatherman.
This week's weather forecast for Kitui County.|KMD

In its weekly advisory sent to newsrooms, Kenya Meteorological Department reiterated that "onset is expected to be in the third to the forth week of October [15th-31st] with a likelihood of a dry spell after the onset".

The area that had highest reading of rain gauge was Matinyani Agricultural Office [61mm].Other places which recorded more that 20mm reading on the rain gauge were Mutonguni, Migwani, Kyome,  Mui, Zombe and Kitui town.

Kitui County Director of Meteorological Services Mr Daniel Mbithi said the highest temperature expected in the county will range between 26°C and 34°C. He added that the minimum temperature will oscillate between 17°C and 22°C.

Strong easterly winds of over 25 knots [12.5m/s] are likely to occur, he added.

STORY By JOHN MUSEMBI

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