Nigeria to experience cloudy weather, rains on August 1
- Central States on Tuesday morning are expected to experience cloudy weather conditions
- Abuja, Minna, Bida and Lafia would experience thunderstorms and light rains
- Southern states of Eket, Calabar, Portharcourt and Warri are expected to also experience cloudy morning with chances of rains
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States on Tuesday morning with prospect of thunderstorms and light rains over parts of Abuja, Minna, Bida and Lafia.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook released by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Monday in Abuja, also predicted prospects of thunderstorms with precipitation over Kaduna and Jos later in the day.
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It added that the region would have day and night temperatures in the range of 26 to 32 degrees Celsius and 17 to 23 degrees Celsius respectively.
The agency predicted cloudy morning with chances of rains over Southern states of Eket, Calabar, Portharcourt and Warri with day and night temperatures of 28 to 33 and 21 to 23 degrees Celsius.
It also predicted thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rains over inland and coastal areas of Enugu, Onitsha, Awka, Owerri, Ilorin, Oshogbo and Akure later in the day.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience cloudy morning with thunderstorms and rains over Sokoto, Kebbi and Maiduguri with day and night temperatures of 31 to 34 and 20 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
“In the afternoon, Kano, Zaria, Bauchi, Gombe and Katsina are expected to have thunderstorms with moderate rains.
“Increasing level of moisture and energy is expected to produce thunderstorm and rain showers over some part of the country in the next 24 hours,” it predicted.
In a previous report by Legit.ng, the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos shared some vital tips via their Facebook page under the title: Safety tips in times of constant rainfall or flooding.
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They started the post by reiterating that flooding can happen anywhere in Lagos state and it is important to be prepared for flooding if you live in a low-lying area near a body of water, such as near a river, stream, or culvert; along a coast; or downstream from a dam or levee.
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