”Nyahururu ‘Snow’ Was Hail”: Kenya Met Department Now Says

July 6, 2017

There was excitement in Nyahururu and parts of Elgeyo Marakwet on Tuesday after ‘snow’ came falling from the sky. This is not the first time this has been witnessed, but the phenomenon is quite rare.

Some people wondered whether this was a sign of climate change, thinking that the white matter was actually snow. However, it has now been confirmed that what was seen was actually hailstones.

Read: Winter is Here! ‘Snowfall’ Excites Nyahururu Residents – Photos+Videos

The Kenya Meteorological Department released a statement to make the clarification. Read it below.


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