NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday

Posted by Monday Ijeh | 23 August 2018 | 1,591 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted morning thunderstorms over Maiduguri, Kano, Katsina, Nguru, Potiskum, Dutse and Damaturu for Thursday.

NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Wednesday.

It predicted that thunderstorms would also be expected during the afternoon and evening period over most places in the northern region.

The agency said that day and night temperature in the region would be 28 to 31 degree Celsius and 20 to 23 degree Celsius, respectively.

NiMet envisaged morning thunderstorms and rains over Gombe, Bauchi, Jos, Niger, Ilorin, Mambilla Plateau, Benue and Taraba.

According to NiMet, thunderstorms are most likely over most places in the central region during the afternoon and evening hours.

It said that day and night temperature in the region would be 27 to 31 degree Celsius and 21 to 23 degree Celsius, respectively.

It, however, said that Jos temperature would be between 23 and 16 degree Celsius.

The agency added that moderate rains would be expected over the entire southern region throughout the forecast period.

NiMet predicted that day and night temperature in the region would be 27 to 30 degree Celsius and 21 to 23 degree Celsius, respectively. (NAN)


Source: News Express

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