Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The “Short Rains” October to December (OND) season constitutes an important rainfall season in Kenya and more so in the Central and Southeastern parts of Kenya. During OND 2017, it is expected that most parts of the country will experience enhanced rainfall that will also be well distributed both in time and space. The expected enhanced rainfall will mainly be driven by the cooler than average SSTs over the eastern Equatorial Indian Ocean (adjacent to Australia) coupled with warmer than
average SSTs over the western Equatorial Indian Ocean (adjacent to the East African coast). This constitutes a positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) that is favorable for good rainfall in the country….Read more English or Swahili


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