Parts of Nairobi plunged into darkness, families evacuated over floods

A picture showing submerged Kenya Power Nairobi West substation on May 13, 2015. PHOTO | COURTESY | BRIAN MAIYO

What you need to know:

  • The Company said electricity supply to some parts of Nairobi was also interrupted after two of its substations were submerged.
  • Engineers will later assess and test equipment later before restoring supplies in the course of day.

Kenya Power has evacuated four families of employees living within the company’s Nairobi West substation to safety after it flooded Tuesday night.

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