It will be a day of thunderstorms and rains, says NiMet

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 29 August 2017 | 1,551 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has made the following predictions about the country’s weather condition for today, Tuesday, August 29, 2017:

NORTHERN STATES: In the morning, this region is expected to be cloudy except over Maiduguri, Yelwa and Yola axis where there are chances of isolated thunderstorms. Later in the afternoon, places like Dutse, Kano, Gombe, Bauchi, Dutse, Nguru, Katsina, Sokoto and environs have prospects of thunderstorms. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 28 – 35℃ and 18 – 24℃ respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: Cloudy morning is expected over this region with a few places such as Makurdi, Kaduna, Jos, Abuja, Bida, Lokoja, Minna and environs expecting thunderstorms/rains. Later in the day, isolated intermittent light rain showers are anticipated over the region. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 27 – 30℃ and 19 – 23℃respectively, except over Jos where 24℃ and 17℃ day and night temperatures are expected.

SOUTHERN STATES: Majority of the cities in this region are expected to experience isolated light rains whereas Ikeja and Ijebu-Ode could experience isolated rain showers in the morning. In the afternoon, while wide-spread rains are anticipated over Oshogbo, Shaki, Ado-Ekiti, Iseyin and Akure, isolated rains are anticipated over the rest of the region. Meanwhile, Port Harcourt, Benin, Calabar, Eket, Niger Delta areas and environs are expected to have intermittent rains all through the day. The day and night time temperatures are expected to be in the ranges of 26 – 29℃ and 20 – 24℃.


Source: News Express

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