NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday, August 9

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday, August 9

- Thunderstorms and rains have been predicted in some parts of the north during the morning hours of Thursday, August 9

- The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, which made the prediction, said Maiduguri and Potiskum, would experience rains and thunderstorms

- Other northern parts include Nguru, Kano and Zaria

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains in Maiduguri, Potiskum, Nguru, Kano, and Zaria, during the morning hours of Thursday, August 9.

NAN reports that NiMet’s weather outlook by its central forecast office in Abuja on Wednesday, August 8, predicted chances of a few thunderstorms and rains in the northern states during the afternoon and evening hours.

NAIJ.com gathers that it added that day and night temperature in the region would be in the ranges of 28 - 30 degree celsius and 21 - 24 degree celsius respectively.

According to the prediction, there are prospects of rains in Kaduna, Jos, Bauchi, Ibi, Makurdi, Lafia, Minna and Abuja, during the morning hours.

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It said chances of thunderstorms and rains would be expected in Abuja, Lokoja, Jos, Makurdi, Lafia, Minna, Ilorin and Taraba axis, during the afternoon and evening hours.

NiMet predicted that day and night temperature in the central states would be in the range of 27 - 30 degree Celsius and 21 - 25 degree Celsius respectively, except for Jos that would be in the range of 24 and 17 degree Celsius.

NiMet predicted: “Rains are anticipated over Enugu, Umuahia, Abakaliki, Owerri and Asaba while other parts of this region are expected to witness cloudy skies during the morning hours.

“There are prospects of rains over Enugu, Umuahia, Abakaliki, Owerri, Asaba, Yenagoa, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Eket axis later in the afternoon and evening hours.

"Day and night temperature is expected to be in the range of 27 - 30 degree Celsius and 20 - 23 degree Celsius respectively in the southern states."

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Thursday, June 14, with prospects of thunderstorms over Jalingo and Mambilla Plateau axis during the morning hours.

NiMet’s weather outlook by its central forecast office in Abuja on Wednesday, June 13, also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 31 to 36 and 21 to 25 degrees Celsius.

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Source: Naija.ng

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