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NiMet predicts 3-day sunshine, thunderstorms

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By Gabriel Agbeja

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms Wednesday through Friday across the country.

NiMet’s weather forecast released Tuesday in Abuja predicted sunny skies over the northern region during the morning hours on Wednesday, with the chance of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Taraba state during the afternoon and evening. .

According to Nimet, the north-central region is expected to have sunny skies with patches of cloud during the morning hours, with the risk of thunderstorm activity over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasarawa and the United States. Plateau state during the afternoon and evening.

He predicted that towns in the southern interior would be cloudy with intervals of sunshine during the morning hours with the risk of thunderstorms localized over parts of Ondo, Ogun, Okiti state, of Imo, Edo and Osun during the afternoon and evening.

NiMet forecast partly cloudy to cloudy skies over southern coastal towns with the risk of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Lagos State, Rivers, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom in the afternoon and evening .

“For Thursday, sunny skies are expected over the northern region during the forecast period. The north-central region is also expected to be under sunny skies with patches of cloud throughout the forecast period.

“Southern inland and coastal towns are expected to be in partly cloudy to cloudy skies during the morning hours with the risk of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Lagos, Cross River, Rivers, Ogun, Edo, Ondo, Delta, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom during the afternoon and evening periods, ”he said.

The agency predicted sunny and foggy skies over the northern region on Friday during the forecast period.

According to him, a sunny sky with patches of clouds is expected over the cities of the north-central with the chance of isolated thunderstorms over parts of the state of Nasarawa, Abuja and Kogi.

He predicted that southern inland and coastal cities would be in a partially cloudy atmosphere with intervals of sunshine in the morning.

However, he predicted localized thunderstorms over parts of Oyo, Ogun, Edo, Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Enugu, Owerri, Cross River and Akwa Ibom in the afternoon and evening. (NOPE)

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