Weatherman predicts continued rainfall after the region end a long-term drought bite. 2022, April 12th has come with overnight blessing. The region today experienced heavy rains accompanied by thunder storm. This has been the most awaited rains for the 2022 planting season. Planting Season In Western region and Rift Valley, planting of maize takes place majorly in March and April. The major worry about the late rains is delayed harvesting time that could result to food shortage among the residents. Farmers in Western region of Kenya smile as they head to their farms that were earlier prepared. "The gardens are ready for seed sawing. We have been waiting for the rains in order for use to plant." SEVEN-DAY WEATHER FORECAST Weather Changes in Kenya From the KENYA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT forecast, The Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin and the Central and South Rift Valley (Kisii, Nyamira, Trans-Nzoia, Uasin-Gishu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nandi, Kericho, Bomet, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, West-Pokot, Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Busia, Migori, Baringo, Nakuru, Narok and Laikipia Counties): Occasional morning rains are likely to occur over few places. Afternoon and night showers and thunderstorms are expected over few places occasionally spreading to several places. Maximum (day-time) temperatures are likely to range from 26oC to 32oC while minimum (night-time) temperatures are expected to be between 09oC and 20oC.