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NiMet forecasts 3 days of thunderstorms, cloudiness from Monday



NiMet forecasts 3 days of thunderstorms, cloudiness from Monday

By Gabriel Agbeja

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has forecast three days of thunderstorms and cloudiness from Monday to Wednesday across the country.

NiMet’s weather forecast released in Abuja on Sunday predicted a risk of thunderstorms over parts of Kebbi, Kano, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Kaduna, Adamawa and Yobe states on Monday morning.

She said the storms will persist into the afternoon and evening and spread to the rest of the northern states.

“Cloudy skies are forecast over the north-central region with the prospect of thunderstorms over Plateau, Nasarawa, Kwara and Benue states during the morning hours.

“Thunderstorms are expected over the entire north-central region in the afternoon and evening.

“Southern inland and coastal towns are expected to be cloudy over the southwest region, with the risk of early morning rains in Imo, Enugu, Anambra, Abia, Ebony, Ogun, Lagos, Cross River, Delta, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers. ”, We read in the outlook.

The agency forecast rains over most parts of the south later in the day.

“On Tuesday, partly cloudy to cloudy skies are expected over the northern region with the prospect of isolated thunderstorms over Taraba, Adamawa and Gombe states during the morning.

“Later today, few thunderstorms are expected over parts of Bauchi, Borno, Adamawa and Kano states.

“The north-central region is expected to be mostly cloudy with the risk of rain over FCT, Niger and Plateau states in the morning.

“However, isolated thunderstorms are forecast over parts of Niger, Bénoué and Plateau during the afternoon and evening,” he said.

Cloudy skies are forecast over southern inland and coastal cities with the expectation of rains over Ondo, Edo, Abia, Bayelsa, Cross River and Ogun states in the morning.

NiMet forecast rains for Enugu, Imo, Ondo, Edo, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Lagos states later today.

The agency predicted partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the northern region on Wednesday morning with chances of a few thunderstorms over Zamfara, Kebbi, Taraba and Sokoto states.

He predicted pockets of thunderstorms over parts of Adamawa, Kano, Taraba and Gombe states later in the day.

The agency forecast cloudy skies over the north-central region in the morning.

“In the afternoon and evening, isolated thunderstorms are forecast over FCT, Benue, Plateau, Kogi and Nasarawa states.

“Cloudy skies are forecast over the southern region with the prospect of morning rains over Lagos, Ogun and Rivers states.

“Later in the day, light rains are expected over Ebonyi, Ondo, Anambra, Lagos, Cross River and Ogun states,” he said. (NAA)

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