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NiMet predicts cloudiness, sunshine from Saturday to Monday nationwide

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Saturday to Monday nationwide.

NiMet`s weather outlook released on Friday in Abuja forecasts cloudy skies on Saturday with intervals of sunshine over the northern region with chances of early morning thunderstorms over parts of Kebbi, Adamawa and Taraba.

According to it, isolated thunderstorms are expected over parts of Borno, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi, and Gombe later in the day.

“Cloudy atmosphere is anticipated over the North-Central region, with chances of morning rains over parts of Kogi, Benue, the Federal Capital Territory, Niger, and Nasarawa.

“Later in the day, intermittent rains and thunderstorms are envisaged over parts of Plateau, the Federal Capital Territory, Niger, Kwara, Benue, and Kogi.

“Cloudy atmosphere is expected over the inland states of the South and its coastal states in the morning with chances of intermittent rains over parts of Ogun, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu, Imo, Anambra, Abia, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Rivers and Ebonyi states,“ it said.

It envisaged intermittent rains over parts of Lagos, Ekiti, Edo, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, and Delta later in the day.

The agency predicted a cloudy atmosphere on Sunday with intervals of sunshine over the northern region with prospects of morning thunderstorms over parts of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.

It anticipated thunderstorms over parts of Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Borno, Taraba, Adamawa and Katsina later in the day.

NiMet predicted a cloudy atmosphere over the North-Central region with prospects of rains and thunderstorms over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasarawa, Niger, and Kwara in the morning hours.

“ Progressing into the day, intermittent rains are envisaged over parts of Benue, the Federal Capital Territory, Kogi, Kwara and Nasarawa.

“ Cloudy atmosphere should prevail over the South, both its inland states and the coastal cities, with prospects of rains over parts of Osun, Oyo, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Delta and Edo in the morning hours.

“Later in the day, intermittent rains are anticipated over parts of Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Abia, Imo, Ekiti, Cross River, Delta and Rivers,“ it said.

NiMet forecasts cloudy skies on Monday with sunshine intervals over the northern region during the morning hours.

According to it, thunderstorms are anticipated over Katsina, Kano, Zamfara, Kaduna and Kebbi later in the day.

The agency envisaged a cloudy atmosphere over the North-Central region in the morning hours with prospects of early morning rains over parts of Benue, Nasarawa and the Federal Capital Territory.

“Later in the day, thunderstorms with intermittent rains and thunderstorms are expected over Kwara, Niger, Benue, Kogi, Plateau states, and the Federal Capital Territory.

“Cloudy skies are anticipated over the coastal states and parts of the inland states of the South in the morning hours. Later in the day, intermittent rains are expected over the entire inland and coastal states of the South,“ it said.

The agency advised all airline operators to avail themselves of weather reports and alerts periodically from NiMet for effective operations planning.

According to it, moderate to heavy rainfall could lead to flash floods. The public is advised to take caution and avoid driving and walking through flood waters.

NiMet urged disaster risk managers, agencies and individuals to be proactive to avert the loss of lives and properties during the rainy season.

(NAN)

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