NiMet lists Nigerian states to expect heavy rainfall this week


The Nigerian Meteorological Agency on Tuesday said there are prospects of moderate to heavy rainfall over parts of Kaduna, Plateau, southern Borno, southern Yobe, Ondo, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Taraba and the Federal Capital Territory this week.

Much milder rainfall is expected over parts of Niger, Nasarawa, Kwara, Ekiti, Oyo, Ogun, Lagos, Osun, Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi, Adamawa and Taraba States, the agency noted.

It added that in other parts of the country, low to moderate rainfall is anticipated.

To this end, NiMet said “there are chances of run-off waters on roads and bridges which can disrupt vehicular traffic.”

It advised the public to “exercise restraint,” adding that, “do not drive or walk through these fast-flowing runoff waters.”

NiMet further added that “maximum temperatures above 35°C are expected over parts of Yobe, Jigawa and Borno State, while temperatures ranging between 32°C to 35°C are anticipated over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Adamawa, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Bauchi, Niger and Gombe state.”

On the other hand, temperatures between 29°C–32°C are anticipated…



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