NImet predicts 3-day thunderstorms and rain from today

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rain from Wednesday to Friday across the country.
NiMet weather forecasts released yesterday in Abuja predicted thunderstorms over parts of Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kebbi, Zamfara, Sokoto and Taraba states on Wednesday morning.
It said isolated thunderstorms are expected over parts of Jigawa, Bauchi, Adamawa, Sokoto, Zamfara, Gombe, Taraba, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Borno and Yobe later in the day.
“Cloudy skies are expected over the north-central region with prospects of rain over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Plateau and Niger in the morning.
“In the afternoon and evening, rains are forecast for parts of the Federal Capital Territory, the Plateau and Niger.
“Rainfall is expected over inland and southern coastal cities in the morning.
“In the afternoon and evening, rains are forecast for parts of Enugu, Anambra, Ondo, Ekiti, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Lagos and Cross River State,” he said. declared NiMet.
The agency also forecast a cloudy atmosphere over the northern region on Thursday with thunderstorm prospects over parts of Kebbi, Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara.
NiMet anticipated isolated thunderstorms over parts of Borno, Kebbi, Kano, Adamawa, Kaduna, Taraba, Gombe, Sokoto and Bauchi later today.
“A cloudy morning is expected over the north-central region with a chance of rain in parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Niger and Benue.
“In the afternoon and evening, rains are forecast for parts of Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa, Benue, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory.
“Rainfall is forecast for inland and southern coastal cities during the day.
“Prospects of rains are expected over parts of Edo, Delta, Osun, Ondo, Ebonyi, Imo, Ogun, Ondo, Edo, Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Lagos, Cross River, Rivers and Akwa Ibom during the post- noon and evening,” the agency said.
The agency forecast a cloudy atmosphere over the northern region on Friday with thunderstorm prospects over parts of Borno and Adamawa during the morning hours.
He predicted thunderstorms over parts of Yobe, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba and Jigawa later in the day.
“A cloudy morning is expected over the north-central region with a chance of rain over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Niger and the Plateau.
“Later in the day, rains are expected in parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Benue, Niger and Nasarawa.
“Rain is expected over inland and southern coastal cities in the morning.
“There are prospects of rains over parts of Edo, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti and the coastal belt during the afternoon and evening,” he said. he declares.
According to NiMet, there are prospects of intermittent rains over the northern and north central parts of the country which could cause flooding, citizens living in the region are advised to take the necessary precautions.
NiMet also advised emergency management agencies to be on high alert.
“Temperatures are on the low threshold, vulnerable groups are advised to keep warm.
“Aviation operators are advised to obtain updated weather reports from NiMet for effective planning of their operations,” the agency said.

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