5 Killed After Dams Overflow in South West Kenya

Local media in Kenya are reporting that 5 people have been killed in floods in Bondo Sub County, Siaya County, in south-west Kenya.

The area has seen several days of rain. WMO report that 54mm of rain fell in 24 hours on 29 March 2015 and 21 mm of rain fell on 01 April 2015.

According to Kenya’s Daily Nation, the rain forced two dams in Miruka and Ochot to overflow, flooding nearby villages, leaving at least 5 people dead and damaging crops, houses, property and vehicles.