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Residents abuzz after snowfall in Nyahururu


Residents in Nyahururu experienced snowfall on Tuesday as temperatures dropped with the current cold season.

A few centimetres of snow covered roads and adjacent farms affecting the Rumuruti-Nyahururu road and the Nyahururu-Maralal road.

Motorists stopped to take pictures of the snowfall and share on social media, which was abuzz with remarks about climate change.

Motorists lined up on the Rumuruti-Nyahururu road after it was covered in snow, July 4, 2017. /COURTESY

In the evening, temperatures across much of Nairobi and its environs were below 20 degrees Celsius.

However, Nyahururu is close to Mt Kenya, Africa’s second highest mountain, which is covered with snow.






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