The counties of Isiolo, Garissa (Lagdera and Balambala), Tana River (especially Bura) and Kitui will face a severe drought in the next dry period unless more rains are received while Mandera, Samburu, Marsabit (Laisamis and Moyale), Kajiado, Makueni, Kilifi (Magarini and Malindi) and Taita Taveta will face some significant drought hotspots in the next dry period unless more rains are received. The other counties namely Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Laikipia, Embu, Nyeri, Tharaka Nithi, Kwale, Lamu, Meru (but rainfall poor in proximity with Isiolo border) and Narok have received normal/above normal rainfall and vegetation greenness

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