NIMET predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday across Nigeria - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

NIMET predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday across Nigeria

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says states across the country will experience different degrees of cloudiness and thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday.

According to the agency’s weather outlook released on Sunday, thunderstorms are expected in Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna, Bauchi, Adamawa, Zamfara, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Kebbi states.

The agency’s weather forecast also projects that cities in the southern part of the country are expected to be predominantly cloudy with pockets of thunderstorms in Lagos, Edo, Delta, Imo, Ogun, Osun, and Oyo states.

“The north central is expected to be mostly cloudy in the morning with chances of thunderstorms over parts of Gombe, Plateau, FCT, Niger, and Nasarawa states in the afternoon and evening hours,” the outlook said.

“Cloudy skies are envisaged over the Southern cities with pockets of thunderstorms over parts of Cross River and Rivers in the morning hours.

“Later in the day, widespread thunderstorms are anticipated over Ebonyi, Abia, Enugu, Osun Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti, Edo, and the entire coastal belt.

“Cloudy skies are expected over the North Central with few thunderstorms over Benue in the morning hours. Later in the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Nasarawa, Kwara, FCT, Niger, Plateau, and Kogi in the afternoon and evening hours.

“The Southern cities are expected to be cloudy in the morning with chances of isolated thunderstorms over most places in the afternoon and evening periods.”