A man drowned at Kwabulo, Nyali, while attempting to swim across a flooded area.
Police said Ambrose Safari, 45, was with a colleague who survived.
“He drowned after telling his colleague that he wanted to take a swim,” Nyali OCPD Simon Thirikwa told the Star. He dismissed reports Safari was drunk and wanted to ‘cool off’.
Major roads are flooded and slum areas marooned as heavy rain wreaks havoc in Mombasa.
The Meteorological Department said the rain will continue throughout this weekend.
“Enhanced rainfall is expected over the Coastal region between Thursday and Sunday,” Met director Stella Aura said.
She said other parts of the country experiencing rain should brace for more this week.
“Rainfall is expected to continue over several parts of the country during the forecast period,” she said.
Source: the star