Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Location: Rwanda, especially Western, Southern and Eastern Provinces


Event: According to the Director General of the Rwanda Meteorology Agency, heavy rains and strong winds are expected on January 28, 2020 and again January 31, 2020 to February 1, 2020.  The expected rainfall will be between 25 and 50 millimeters.


 Actions to Take:


·        Monitor local media for updates.

·        Be aware of your surroundings.

·        Use caution when walking or driving.

·        Review your personal security plans.




·        U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

+250 252-596-400 

·        State Department – Consular Affairs

     1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444 

·        Rwanda Country Information

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