Three children lost their lives yesterday while over 250 families were left homeless as a result of raging floods in Magarini, Kilifi County after river Sabaki broke its banks following the ongoing heavy rains.

Two more children were also reported dead and six others hospitalized in Makueni County after floods ravaged Makindu area. Cases of deaths and destroyed property have been on the rise in the last couple of days due to heavy rains in different parts of the country.

The weatherman has said Kenyans should prepare themselves for more rains up-to the better part of next week.