A family of four has been buried alive in western Kenya under landslides triggered by ongoing heavy rains

Local media reported – two children and their parents were buried by the debris inside their house in a Village today.

The Kenya Red Cross, along with police and disaster management staff in the county – located in the former Rift Valley province – were at the scene working to unearth the bodies, the Star added.

Heavy rain has wreaked havoc in several parts of the country, with the Kenya Meteorological Department putting residents on high alert.

The meteorological department said the rainfall is expected to intensify to more than 40mm in 24 hours from Thursday to Sunday over the coast, southeastern, northeastern, western and central regions including Nairobi.

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