PHOTOS: Landslide Displaces Over 25 Families in Vihiga County

PHOTOS: Landslide Displaces Over 25 Families in Vihiga County

The landslide, which took place following heavy rains that have been pounding the area, affected four villages, including Gimariani, Muhembe, Kidundu and Mukisangula villages.

Residents are counting losses as the landslide swept away over 40 acres of land under plantation along with houses in the area.

Deep gullies that formed after the incident have rendered roads in the area impassable; this, coupled with the bad weather condition being experienced in the area, has hampered rescue operations.

Residents are now living in fear that more landslides may occur due to the heavy rains that continue be experienced the area.

Heavy rains have been experienced in the country over the past few weeks.

By Tom Omulo.