The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 with chances of localised thunderstorms over Abuja, Ilorin, and Bida and Minna axis.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 28 to 39 and 18 to 28 degrees Celsius respectively.
It added that Kaduna, Jos, Mambilla Plateau, Yola, Bauchi and Gombe were expected to be under the influence of localised thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours.
The agency predicted that the southern states would experience cloudy morning with day and night temperatures in the range of 31 to 35 and 22 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
It also predicted chances of localised thunderstorms over Owerri, Umuahia, Lagos, Ijebu-ode, Uyo, Calabar, Port-Harcourt and Eket in the afternoon and evening hour.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions during the forecast period with day and night temperatures in the ranges of 33 to 42 and 23 to 28 degrees Celsius respectively.
“Partly cloudy to cloudy conditions are expected over the northern cities with prospect of localised thunderstorms over few places in the central down to the southern cities in the next 24 hours,” NiMet predicted.
By Sumaila Ogbaje