Saturday, September 25, 2021

NiMet Predicts 3 Days Of Cloudiness, Thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of

cloudiness and thunderstorms from Friday through to Sunday across the

country.

NiMet`s weather outlook released on Thursday in Abuja predicted cloudy

skies with intervals of sunshine over the northern region during the

morning hours of Friday.

The agency further predicted prospects of a few thunderstorms over

parts of Kebbi, southern Yobe, Sokoto, Borno, Taraba, Bauchi and

Adamawa in the afternoon and evening hours.

According to it, the north central region should be predominately

cloudy in the morning hours. “Later in the day, there are prospects of

thunderstorms over parts of Kwara, Plateau, Niger and the Federal

Capital Territory.

“The inland and coastal cities of the South are expected to be cloudy

with intervals of sunshine with prospects of a few thunderstorms over

Rivers, Bayelsa, Lagos and Ogun in the morning hours.

“Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over Enugu, Imo, and

Abia states. Also, parts of the coastal cities such as Rivers, Akwa

Ibom and Bayelsa should expect similar weather activities,” it said.

NiMet envisaged partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the northern cities

with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Gombe, Bauchi and

Borno in the morning hours of Saturday. It forecast thunderstorms over

parts of Sokoto, Yobe, Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Zamfara, Kaduna and

Taraba in the afternoon and evening hours.

According to it, partly cloudy to cloudy skies should prevail over the

north central region with chances of few thunderstorms over Nasarawa,

Kogi, Mambila Plateau, Benue and the Federal Capital Territory during

the morning hours.

“Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of

Nasarawa, Kwara, Kogi and Niger states during the afternoon and

evening hours.

“The inland and the coastal cities should be mostly cloudy with

chances of a few thunderstorms over Abia, Imo, Lagos and Ogun in the

morning hours.

“However, there are greater chances of thunderstorms over Edo,

Anambra, Osun, Ondo, Imo, Ekiti, Enugu, Ebony, Akwa Ibom, Cross River,

Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Lagos and Ogun in the afternoon and evening

hours,” it said.

NiMet anticipated partly cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine over

the northern region in the morning hours on Sunday.

It predicted a few thunderstorms over Sokoto, Bauchi, Gombe, Borno and

Taraba during the afternoon and evening hours.

It forecast the north central region to be cloudy with chances of few thunderstorms over Niger, Kogi and Kwara in the afternoon and evening

hours.

According to it, the inland and coastal cities are expected to be under cloudy condition during the morning hours.

The agency envisaged scattered thunderstorms over parts of Edo, Delta, Cross River, Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Imo, Abia, Anambra, Lagos, Ondo, Oyo, Ekiti and Enugu and Ogun later in the day. (NAN)

Gabriel Agbeja
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