NiMet predicts sunny and cloudy skies for three days starting Wednesday

NiMet predicts sunny and cloudy skies for three days starting Wednesday


The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny and cloudy conditions across the country from Wednesday to Friday.

The NiMet weather forecast released in Abuja on Tuesday predicts skies in the northern region to be sunny to cloudy with some haze in places.
Parts of Taraba State will be cloudy during the forecast period.

According to NiMet, clear to cloudy skies are expected over the North-Central region during the forecast period, while parts of Kwara, Kogi and Benue states have few cloud patches.

“Inland southern states and coastal cities are expected to see cloudy skies and sunshine in the morning.

“Thunderstorms are expected in parts of Edo, Ondo, Abia, Imo, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Delta states later in the day.”

Nimet said a dust plume is expected to occur in the northern region during Thursday's forecast period.

It says sunny to cloudy skies are expected over the north-central region during the forecast period.

“In the morning, the southern inland states and coastal areas are expected to have cloudy skies with sunshine.

“Thunderstorms are expected in parts of Edo, Imo, Abia, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states in the afternoon and evening,” it said.

The agency expected a dust plume to form in the northern region during Thursday's forecast period.

According to the forecast, sunny to cloudy skies are expected in the north-central region during the forecast period.

“In the morning, the southern inland states and coastal cities are expected to have cloudy skies with sunshine.

“Thunderstorms are expected in parts of Edo, Abia, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Delta states later in the day,” it said.

NiMet advised the public to take necessary precautions as dust particles may be airborne.

It also advised people with asthma and other respiratory illnesses to be aware of the current weather conditions.

“Moderate to heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding. The public is advised to take necessary precautions and avoid driving or walking through flood water.

“High winds are possible ahead of the thunderstorms and we urge the public to take the necessary safety precautions.

“Disaster risk managers, government agencies and individuals must act proactively to avoid loss of life and property during the rainy season.

“Airlines are advised to obtain the latest weather information from NiMet for effective planning of their operations.”

Source: guardian.ng

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