NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorm across Nigeria



The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and thunderstorm from Sunday to Tuesday across the country.

NiMet`s weather outlook released on Saturday predicted sunny skies with patches clouds over the northern region with few thunderstorms over Taraba the morning hours.

According to it, there are prospects isolated thunderstorms over parts Taraba, Adamawa and later the day.

“Partly cloudy skies are anticipated over the North central region with prospects thunderstorms over part of Benue during the morning hours.

“There are chances of thunderstorms over parts of Kwara, Kogi, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory the afternoon to evening period.

“Isolated thunderstorms are expected over some southern states like Ondo, Edo, Imo, Enugu, Ogun, Osun, Delta, Cross River, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Lagos the morning hours,“ it said.

The agency forecast thunderstorms over parts of Imo, Ondo, Osun and the coastal belt of the country later the day.

NiMet envisages partly cloudy to sunny skies on over the Northern region throughout the day with prospects of a few thunderstorms over parts of Taraba and Adamawa states the afternoon and evening hours.

It anticipates cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine over the North central region the morning hours.

“Further into the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Niger, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kwara, Benue and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The inland and the coastal cities of the South should be cloudy with prospects of thunderstorms over Bayelsa, Cross River, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states the morning hours.

“Later the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Edo, Enugu, Ogun and the coastal belt of the country,“ it said.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy to sunny skies over the Northern region throughout the forecast period on Tuesday.

It further predicted partly cloudy skies over the North central region the morning hours with isolated thunderstorms over parts of Benue, Kogi and Kwara states the afternoon and evening hours.

“The inland and the coastal cities of the South should be predominantly cloudy during the morning hours.

“Later the day, there are chances of thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Imo, Edo and the coastal cities,“ it said. (NAN)