NiMet predicts 3-day sunshine, cloudiness from Monday



The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days sunshine and cloudiness from Monday to Wednesday across the nation.

NiMet`s weather outlook released on Sunday in predicted sunny conditions on Monday with cloud patches over the Northern region the forecast period and prospects of morning thunderstorms over parts of Taraba.

According to the agency, partly cloudy to cloudy skies are anticipated over the region with prospects of a few thunderstorms over parts of Benue in the morning.

“Later in the day, isolated thunderstorms are expected over parts of Kogi, the Federal Capital Territory, Nasarawa, Benue and Kwara.

“Cloudy skies are anticipated over the inland and the coastal cities of the south with chances of a few thunderstorms over parts of Ebonyi, Imo, Abia, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Bayelsa.

“ Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Imo, Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi, Awka, Rivers, Bayelsa, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Edo, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Oyo, Ogun and Lagos, “ it said.

NiMet forecast partly cloudy to sunny skies over the northern region within the forecast period on Tuesday with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Adamawa and Taraba the afternoon and evening hours.

It forecast partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the region the forecast hours.

“However, morning thunderstorms are expected over parts of Nasarawa, the Federal Capital Territory and Benue.

“Cloudy skies are anticipated over the inland and the coastal cities of the south with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Edo, Cross River, Bayelsa and Rivers.

“ Later in the day, pockets of thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi, Rivers, Delta and Edo, “ it said.

According to NiMet, partly cloudy to sunny skies are anticipated over the northern region on Wednesday within the forecast period with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Taraba the morning hours.

The agency envisaged cloudy skies over the region the morning hours.

It anticipated pockets of thunderstorms over most places later in the day.

NiMet predicted cloudy skies over the inland and coastal cities of the south with prospects of morning thunderstorms over parts of Imo, Abia, Rivers, Bayelsa and Cross River.

The agency forecast few thunderstorms over Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Delta and Rivers in the afternoon and evening hours. (NAN)