The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted potential thunderstorms over the central cities of the nation, together with Abuja, Jos, Lafia, Minna, Bida, Makurdi, Lafia and Ibi later within the day on Tuesday (Today).
Other cities listed are Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Jalingo and Mambilla Plateau, Ilorin and Ibbi in Taraba.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook issued by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Monday additionally predicted day and evening temperatures within the vary of 27 to 31 levels and 20 to 23 levels Celsius respectively.
The company predicted that the southern States would expertise cloudy situations over the inland cities with probabilities of thunderstorm and rain over Port Harcourt, Calabar, Lagos, Eket and Ikom throughout the morning hours.
It additionally predicted thunderstorms over Enugu, Abakaliki, Owerri, Onitsha, Awka, Umuahia, Akure, Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Osogbo, Ado-Ekiti, Shaki, Port-Harcourt, Calabar, Eket, Obudu, Ogoja, Warri and Benin.
NiMet additional predicted the southern states would have day and evening temperatures within the vary of 30 to 33 levels and 22 to 24 levels Celcius respectively via the forecast interval.
As acknowledged by NiMet, northern States will expertise cloudy morning with probabilities of thunderstorms in Sokoto, Yelwa, Katsina, Maiduguri, Dutse and Yola.
“Thunderstorms are anticipated over Kano, Gusau and environs in afternoon and night hours with day and evening temperatures within the ranges of 31 to 40 levels and 22 to 26 levels Celsius respectively.
“There are prospects of thunderstorms and moderate rain showers due to more influx of moist laden wind across the country in the next 24 hours” NiMet mentioned.