NiMet predicts cloudy weather, sunny, rain activities today


The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country, Thursday morning.

NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Wednesday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 32 to 38 and 19 to 26 degrees celsius.

It added that increased cloudiness was anticipated over most part of the cities with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over Makurdi, Yola and Lafia in the afternoon and evening hours.

The agency predicted that the southern States would experience cloudy skies with chances of isolated thunderstorms over Port-Harcourt, Eket, Uyo and Yenegoa axis in the morning.

It also predicted prospects of localised thunderstorms over most parts of this region places like Akure, Ibadan, Enugu, Oshogbo, Benin, Owerri, Umuahia, Abakaliki, Awka, Calabar and Warri axis during the afternoon and evening hour.

NiMet further predicted that the region would have day and night temperatures in the range of 30 to 35 and 20 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively during the forecast period.

According to NiMet, Northern States will experience sunny conditions over the northwestern cities while partly cloudy conditions are expected over the northeast throughout the forecast period.

NiMet predicted: “Northern States are expected to have day and night temperatures in the range of 36 to 40 and 22 to 26 degrees celsius.

“With steady influx of moisture into the country, cloudy to partly cloudy conditions are anticipated over central states down to the coastal cities.

“There are also prospects of rainfall activities over the southern and central states within the next 24 hours.”


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