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NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudiness across Nigeria


 


The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and thunderstorms from Sunday to Tuesday across the country.


NiMet’s weather outlook released Saturday in Abuja predicted sunny skies with patches of clouds over the northern region with few thunderstorms over Taraba in the morning hours.


According to it, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Taraba, Adamawa and Kaduna later in the day.


“Partly cloudy skies are anticipated over the North central region with prospects of thunderstorms over part of Benue during the morning hours.


“There are chances of thunderstorms over parts of Kwara, Kogi, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory in the afternoon to evening period.


“Isolated thunderstorms are expected over some southern states like Ondo, Edo, Imo, Enugu, Ogun, Osun, Delta, Cross River, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Lagos in the morning hours,” the NiMet weather outlook stated.


The agency forecast thunderstorms over parts of Imo, Ondo, Osun and the coastal belt of the country later in the day.


NiMet envisages partly cloudy to sunny skies on Monday over the Northern region throughout the day with prospects of a few thunderstorms over parts of Taraba and Adamawa states in the afternoon and evening hours.


It anticipates cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine over the North central region in the morning hours.


“Further into the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Niger, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kwara, Benue and the Federal Capital Territory.


“The inland and the coastal cities of the South should be cloudy with prospects of thunderstorms over Bayelsa, Cross River, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states in the morning hours.


“Later in the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Edo, Enugu, Ogun and the coastal belt of the country,” it said.


NiMet predicts partly cloudy to sunny skies over the Northern region throughout the forecast period on Tuesday.


It further predicted partly cloudy skies over the North central region in the morning hours with isolated thunderstorms over parts of Benue, Kogi and Kwara states in the afternoon and evening hours.


“The inland and the coastal cities of the South should be predominantly cloudy during the morning hours.


“Later in the day, there are chances of thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Imo, Edo and the coastal cities,” it added.


(NAN)

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