NiMet predicts that thunderstorms and rains will prevail on Saturday
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over Kano, Gusau, Kebbi, Yelwa and Sokoto in the morning hours of Saturday.
NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Friday.
It said that thunderstorm would be expected over Maiduguri, Potiskum, Nguru, Katsina and the environs later in the day.
The agency added that, day and night temperature in the northern region would be in the ranges of 28 – 34 degree Celsius and 22 – 25 degree Celsius respectively.
NiMet predicted morning thunderstorms over Gombe, Abuja, Bauchi, Minna, Bida, Jos and Mambilla Plateau.
It envisaged thunderstorms and rains over most places of the central states in the afternoon and evening hours.
The agency said that, day and night temperature in the region would be in the range of 27 – 32 degree Celsius and 20 – 24 degree Celsius respectively.
Nimet also predicted cloudy conditions with the chances of rains over Enugu, Owerri, Awka and Abakaliki in the morning hours.
It added that afternoon and evening rains would be expected over most places in the southeastern states.
The agency said that, day and night temperature would be in the range of 30 – 31 degree Celsius and 22 – 24 degree Celsius respectively in the region.
Nimet predicted cloudy conditions with prospect of rains over Ijebu-Ode, Akure, Oshogbo and Ibadan in the morning hours.
It envisaged rains over most parts of the southwestern states later in the day with day and night temperature in the range of 26 – 30 degree Celsius and 21 – 23 degree Celsius respectively.
According to Nimet, cloudy conditions are likely with chances of rains over Calabar, Uyo, Ikom and Eket during the morning hours.
It predicted moderate rainfall over the entire south-south region with day and night temperature in the range of 29 – 31 degree Celsius and 21 – 24 degree Celsius respectively.