At least 52 people were killed after heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Pokot, Northwest Kenya. Flooded roads and bridges were swept away after the incident, hindering rescue operations. The landslide began around 2:30 a.m. Saturday 30 November in West Pokot County near the border with Uganda. It caused destruction to infrastructure making it harder to provide badly needed help. It is one of the worst natural disasters to hit the area in recorded history.