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At least 7 dead after residential building collapses in Nairobi, Kenya

At least seven people died with more than 120 injured after a building collapse Friday night in Nairobi, Kenya.

The seven-story building, which housed more than 125 single units, collapsed around 9:15 p.m. local time (2:15 p.m. Friday), officials said.

Rescue crews were delayed because of traffic jams caused by flooding in the area, Nairobi Police Chief Japheth Koome told the Associated Press.

As rescue efforts continue, there may be an isolated shower or thunderstorm into Saturday evening, but storms should diminish overnight, AccuWeather Meteorologist Adam Douty said.

"Sunday, there will be more scattered showers and thunderstorms," he said. "Thunderstorms may lessen a little bit early next week, but there will still be the chance for rain each day."

The Kenya Red Cross was assisting with the rescue effort that also includes the Kenyan military.