Met Department Warns Heavy Rains

The Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned of a high possibility of heavy rainfall which may result in flash flooding and or gushes of water that may cause problems when driving on the country’s roads. The MSD said in a statement:

Drainage systems may also fail; to cope in urban or built up setting while visibility may be compromised during the heavy down pours.

All areas are highly susceptible to strong winds and hail. Insecure roofs of homes, schools and shopping centres could be blown off by strong winds.

The MSD has advised members of the to stay indoors during the storms and to avoid driving on roads covered by water especially at night.

The early rains this season have been characterised by strong winds and hail which has destroyed buildings in various parts of the country.

More: The Herald

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