The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to sunny weather conditions over the central states of the county on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
The Weather Outlook issued by NiMet Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Friday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 30 to 39 and 18 to 26 degrees Celsius respectively.
The agency predicted that the cities in the South would experience cloudy conditions in some parts, with prospects of thunderstorms over Calabar and Port-Harcourt during the morning hours.
It also predicted localised thunderstorms over Port-Harcourt, Uyo, Eket, Calabar, Lagos and Ijebu-Ode during the afternoon and evening hours, with day and night temperatures in the range of 32 to 35 and 23 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
According to NiMet, northern States will experience sunny and hazy conditions throughout the forecast period, with day and night temperatures in the range of 34 to 39 and14 to 20 degrees Celsius respectively.
“Sunny and hazy conditions are expected to prevail over the northern cities, while partly cloudy to sunny conditions are anticipated over the central states.
“The southern cities are expected to be cloudy with chances of localised thunderstorms in some parts of the region in the next 24 hours,” the agency predicted.
By Sumaila Ogbaje