NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja predicted cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine are anticipated over the northern region on Monday.
“Later in the day, thunderstorms are expected over parts of Jigawa, Kano, Gombe, Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Katsina, Adamawa, Taraba and Kaduna States.
NiMet anticipated rains over parts of Rivers, Cross River, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ondo, Ogun, Oyo and Osun States later in the day.
It envisaged thunderstorms over parts of Kaduna, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kano and Kebbi States later in the day.
“In the afternoon and evening periods, few thunderstorms are expected over parts of the FCT, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa and Plateau States.
“Cloudy skies are envisaged over the inland and coastal cities of the South with prospects of morning rains over parts of Ondo and Ekiti States,” it said.
NiMet predicted rains over the entire region during afternoon and evening periods.
According to it, isolated thunderstorms are envisaged over parts of Kebbi, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States during the morning hours on Wednesday.
NiMet envisaged pockets of thunderstorms over parts of Adamawa, Kaduna, Gombe and Taraba States later in the day.
The agency forecast cloudy skies over the North central region in the morning hours.
“ In the afternoon and evening periods, thunderstorms are expected over parts of Plateau, the Federal Capital Territory, Benue, Nasarawa and Kwara States.
“The inland and coastal cities of the South should be under cloudy skies during the morning hours.
“Later in the day, rains are expected over parts of Ekiti, Edo, Anambra, Ondo, Ebonyi, Osun, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Rivers, Lagos, Enugu, Imo and Delta States,” it said. (NAN)