In Kenya, five people from the same family died after the vehicle they were in was swept away by flash floods on Monday morning.
Nairobi News reports the family had spent a weekend in Tanzania where they attended a wedding and the accident happened on their way back from the wedding ceremony.
Confirming the incident, area police commander Daudi Loronyokwe asked motorists and the residents to be extra careful during this rainy season.
Another report also confirmed that on Friday night, a heavy downpour left more than 45 people dead in the villagers of Nyarkulian, Parua, Sepit, and Muino after their houses were swept away by a landslide.
Dozens of families were also left homeless after their houses were buried by the landslide.