"The water has caused huge destruction of both life and property", said Lee Kinyajui, governor of Nakuru county.
The toll, the highest in a single flood-related incident now brings to over 160 the number of people who have died countrywide as a result of floods since heavy rains started in March.
Police spokesman Joseph Kioko said water burst through the banks of the Patel Dam, causing mass damage and sweeping away hundreds of buildings.
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The 9pm horror rendered over 300 families homeless and about 2,500 residents were affected. Local officials say neither the extent of the damage nor the death toll are yet clear.
The Kenya Red Cross said 39 people had been rescued from the mud.
"The search and rescue exercise is ongoing and more bodies have been retrieved".
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The area around Nakuru is on the edge of Kenya's main flower-farming region - a major source of foreign exchange and employment for East Africa's biggest economy - and is dotted with irrigation reservoirs.
After a severe drought, weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.
He said the county government will donate foodstuffs and other items to the displaced families on Thursday. The flood waters have destroyed an area of farmland larger than New York City, displaced over 260,000 people and drowned around 6,000 livestock. Caught between different extremes, millions of Kenyans are in dire straits.
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Witnesses say they heard a loud bang before the waves swept through almost 2km (1.2 miles) of private farmland where many live and work. Military helicopters have been deployed to assist with relief efforts.