20 houses destroyed by heavy rains in Kibwezi East Sub County

Over 200 people in Kibwezi East Sub County spent the night in the cold after their houses were destroyed by heavy rains pounding the area.

The heavy rains which are accompanied by strong winds blew off the roofs of several houses at Mwanza village in Kinyambu location on Tuesday evening.

The Makueni County Commissioner (CC), Maalim Mohammed confirmed the incident, saying the security team of Kibwezi have visited the area and accessed the situation noting that rains have not subsided.

He said trees have been uprooted by the heavy downpour and no injuries reported.

We have contacted the department of special programs of the county government to provide assistance to the affected people, said Mohammed.

Source: Kenya News Agency