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October 25, 2019

NiMet predicts thunderstoms, rains for Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine weather conditions across the country from Wednesday to Friday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy with sunshine intervals over Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara with chances of few rains over parts of southern Kaduna and southern Taraba on Wednesday. “ While leaving remaining parts of the region to be in sunny and hazy condition during the morning hours, a few thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Kebbi, Sokoto and southern Kaduna in afternoon and evening. “The North central region is expected to be cloudy in the morning hours. There are prospects of thunderstorms over parts of southern Plateau, Kogi, Abuja, Benue and Kwara during the afternoon and evening period. “Inland and coastal cities of South are expected to be cloudy in the morning hours. ”Thunderstorms are expected over parts of Ondo, Osun, Owerri, Ikom, Enugu, Cross-River, PortHarcourt and Lagos during afternoon and evening hours,” it said. According to NiMet, sunny and hazy weathers are anticipated over some parts of the region on Thursday. The agency forecast partly cloudy with sunshine intervals over Kebbi, Sokoto, Kaduna, Gombe and Bauchi in the morning hours. “Later in the day, partly cloudy atmosphere with sunshine intervals are anticipated with chances of few thunderstorms over parts of southern Adamawa and southern Taraba. “ More cloudiness is anticipated over the North central region during morning hours. In the afternoon and evening period, a few thunderstorms are expected over parts of Kogi and Kwara. “ The inland and coastal cities should be predominantly cloudy in the morning hours with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa,” it said. The agency predicted better prospects of thunderstorms and rains over the region in afternoon and evening hours. The agency envisaged cloudy skies with sunshine intervals over the northern region within the forecast period on Friday. It predicted the North central region to also be predominantly cloudy during the morning hours. “A cloudy atmosphere is anticipated over the inland and coastal cities in the morning period. “Thunderstorms are expected over Ado-Ekiti, Edo, Abakaliki, Enugu, Abakaliki, Anambra, Lagos, Calabar, Port-Harcourt and Bayelsa during the afternoon and evening hours,” it said.

The Nigeria Meteorology Agency (NiMet), has predicted thunderstorms and rains for Saturday.

NiMet’s weather outlook on Friday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy condition over the Northern states with day and night temperatures of 31 to 40 degree Celsius and 19 to 24 degree Celsius respectively.

“For central states, partly cloudy to cloudy morning is anticipated over the region with chances of thunderstorms over Yola and Taraba axis in the morning hours.

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“Later in the day, there are prospects of thunderstorm over the region with day and night temperatures of 27 to 32 degree Celsius and 16 to 24 degree Celsius respectively,” it said.

According to it, the cloudy condition is expected over south-west inland and coast while thunderstorms and rains are anticipated over the south-east inland and coast in the morning hours.

NiMet forecasts thunderstorms and rains over the region in the afternoon/evening hours with day and night temperatures of 30 to 32 degree Celsius and 20 to 23 degree Celsius.

Vanguard News Nigeria.