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The aftermath of Nairobi floods - PHOTOS

Wednesday May 13 2015

By JEFF ANGOTE

The heavy rains in Nairobi on Tuesday left, in the aftermath, a trail of destruction, death and despair for city residents.

A flooded Mosque in Nairobi's South C following the heavy downpour.

A flooded Mosque in Nairobi's South C following the heavy downpour.

Kenya Power's Nairobi West Substation along Mombasa road, which was submerged by the floodwaters

Kenya Power's Nairobi West Substation along Mombasa road, which was submerged by the floodwaters

A wall crumbled near the Kenya Power

A wall crumbled near the Kenya Power substation.

A flooded Muslim Girls High School in South C,

A flooded Muslim Girls High School in South C, Nairobi.

An aerial shot of some of vehicles that were

An aerial shot of some of vehicles that were abandoned on the road by their owners in Nairobi's South C.

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One of the vehicles abandoned by its owner in

One of the vehicles abandoned by its owner in Nairobi as the roads became temporary rivers.

Up to this level: The floodwaters hit the

Up to this level: The floodwaters hit the ceiling of this house.

The interior of a car which was submerged in

The interior of a car which was submerged in the floods.

A body of a middle-aged man who had drowned in

A body of a middle-aged man who had drowned in the floods was pulled out from the culvert.

Some of the city's roads were impassable for

Some of the city's roads were impassable for pedestrians in the morning following the donwpour.