Kwale RANET FM is a community based radio station based in Kwale town which broadcasts up to 50 km radius in Kwale County mainly in Kiswahili and other local languages including Mijikenda, Digo and Duruma. The radio was set up by the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) of the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources in 2011.The Ranets community radios formed specifically and used as a tool to popularize the science of meteorology in vernacular languages to the local communities, breaking down the complexities of the terms into local languages so that the science can be understood.