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NiMet predicts more rains for Friday

NiMET predicts thunder storm, rains for Friday

By Moday Ijeh

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted that with the continued influx of moisture, thunderstorms and rains would be expected over most parts of the country for Friday.

NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday.

It said that cloudy conditions would prevail over Sokoto and the northern part of Borno with prospects of thunderstorms over Kano, Gusau, Nguru, Potiskum, Dutse and environs.

The agency predicted thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening period over most places in the northern region.

NiMet added that, day  and  night  temperature  in the region would be  in  the  ranges  of 26  –  30 degree celsius and  20  –  22 degree celsius respectively.

According to it, scattered  thunderstorms  and  rains  are  expected  to  prevail across  the central states throughout  the  forecast  period.

It added that day and night temperature in the region would be in the range  of  27  –  30 degree celsius  and  22  –  23 degree celsius respectively, except  for  Jos  that would be between 23 and 15 degree celsius.

The agency predicted moderate  rains over  Ondo,  Osogbo, Ibadan, Akure, Ijebu-Ode,  Enugu,  Awka,  Ikom,  Calabar  and  environs during the morning  hours.

It said that coudy conditions would be anticipated over Ilorin,  Shaki and  Iseyin axis  with  prospects  of  moderate  rains  over  the  rest of  the  southern region.

NiMet said that day and night temperature in the region would be in the range of 26  –  30 degree celsius and 21–  24 degree celsius respectively.