NiMet forecasts 3-day cloudiness, thunderstorms




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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has forecast three days cloudy and thundery weather conditions across the country.

NiMet`s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja, forecast cloudy skies over the northern region on with chances of thunderstorms over parts of and Kebbi during the morning hours.

According , thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of , Gombe , Yobe, , Adamawa, Kastina , Kano , and later in the day.

“Cloudy skies are anticipated over the Central region, with prospects of rains over Niger, State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the morning hours.

“Progressing into the afternoon and evening hours, isolated thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of the FCT, , , Niger, State and Plateau.

“The inland and the coastal cities of the South are expected be cloudy with chances of rains over parts of Oyo State, , , Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross River and Akwa Ibom during the afternoon and evening hours,” said.

The agency forecast cloudy skies prevail over the northern region on Friday with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of and Kebbi during the morning hours.

According to , thunderstorms are expected over parts of State, , Adamawa, , Yobe, Gombe State, Stateand Kano State as the day progresses.

“ Cloudy skies are expected over the Central region in morning hours. Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of the Niger, Benue, Plateau and the FCT.

“ Cloudy skies should prevail over the Inland and the coastal cities of the south with prospects of morning rains over parts of Cross River.

“Later in the day, rains are anticipated over parts of Ekiti, , Abia, Ondo State, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Rivers,” it said.

NiMet anticipated cloudy skies over the northern region in the morning hours.

It further anticipated thunderstorms over parts of , State, Gombe State, State, Yobe, and Adamawa as the day progresses.

The agency forecast the central region under cloudy skies, with morning rains over parts of the FCT.

“The afternoon and evening hours should expect isolated thunderstorms over parts of the FCT, State, Plateau and Niger.

“The inland and the coastal cities of the south should be under cloudy skies in the morning.

“Later in the day, rains are expected over parts of , Oyo State, Delta, Cross River, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa,” it said.

(NAN)