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NiMet forecasts 3-day sunshine, haziness from Monday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has forecast sunshine and haziness from Monday to Wednesday across the country.

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja predicted a sunny and hazy atmosphere on Monday over the northern region during the forecast period.

According to the agency, sunny skies with patches of clouds are expected over the North Central cities with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Kogi and Benue later in the day.

”Cloudy conditions with intervals of sunshine are anticipated over inland areas of the South, and coastal parts with chances of thunderstorms over parts of Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Bayelsa during the morning period.

“Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Ogun, Ondo, Abia, Delta, Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Lagos states,” it said.

NiMet sunny and hazy skies are expected over the northern region during the forecast period on Tuesday.

It envisaged patches of clouds in hazy atmosphere over the North Central cities throughout the forecast period.

NiMet anticipated cloudy atmosphere with spells of sunshine over the inland states and coastal areas
of the South, with prospects of morning thunderstorms over parts of Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Lagos states.

The agency envisaged thunderstorms over parts of Abia, Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Ogun, Ondo, Edo, Cross River, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Lagos states during the afternoon and evening periods.

“For Wednesday, sunny and hazy atmosphere is expected over the northern region during the forecast period.

“Patches of clouds in hazy atmosphere is expected over the North central cities during the forecast period.

“Cloudy conditions with intervals of sunshine are anticipated over the inland states and coastal
areas of the South during the morning period.

“Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Edo, Ogun, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States during the afternoon and evening periods,” it said.

The agency called on the public to take adequate precautions as strong winds might precede the rains in areas where thunderstorms were likely to occur.

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It said temperature values are still high, especially in the North.

It advised people with respiratory issues to be cautious of the present weather situations, adding that children and the elderly ought to wear warm clothing at night.

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