“3-Day Sunshine, Thunderstorms”: NiMet Predicts Mixed Weather Patterns Across Nigeria

  • Nigerians have been urged to prepare for three days of sunny and hazy weather conditions across the country
  • The Nigerian Meteorological Agency shared details of the states that would be affected by the weather condition
  • NiMet gave this advisory on Sunday and urged the public to take necessary precautions as strong winds may precede the rains in areas where thunderstorms are likely to occur

TheTalk.NG journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

FCT, Abuja – The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across Nigeria from Monday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 10.

NiMet forecasts 3-day sunshine, thunderstormNigerians to experience three days of sunshine and thunderstorms. NiMet shared other details on the weather update. Image for illustration purpose.
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Weather implications

As reported by The Punch, NiMet, in its weather outlook released on Sunday, April 7, in Abuja, predicted a sunny and hazy atmosphere over parts of Yobe and Borno states on Monday, with chances of thunderstorms over part of Kebbi.

According to NiMet, the remaining parts of the North should be sunny with patches of cloud during the morning periods.

As reported by The Cable, the agency predicted the south to be cloudy with spells of sunshine and thunderstorms in Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Delta, Edo, Lagos, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states.

It also predicted isolated thunderstorms over parts of Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra, Abia, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Imo, Edo, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states.

The forecast reads:

“Isolated thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Bauchi, Taraba and Kaduna states.”

Weather advisory

  • NiMet advised the public to take adequate precautions as strong winds may precede the rains in areas where thunderstorms are likely to occur.
  • Also, take lots of water to stay hydrated
  • Airline operators were also advised to get updated weather reports and forecast from NiMet for effective planning in their operations.

Abuja residents witness first rain after months of disturbing heat

TheTalk.NG reported earlier that some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) woke up to a pleasant surprise on Thursday, February 22, as they witnessed the first rain of the year 2024.

The light rain, which started around 12:30 am and lasted for about 25 minutes, brought some relief from the heat wave that had been plaguing the area for days.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rain was observed in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council, Garki in Abuja Municipal Area Council, Dutse, Zuba, Bwari, Gwagwalada and Mararaba. However, there was no rain in Kuje, where the weather was still cold.

Source: TheTalk.NG


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