33.1 C

NiMet predicts three-day thunderstorm in FCT, northern states




THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and some Northern states will experience thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday, according to latest predictions by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet).

The Central Forecast Office Weather Outlook issued on Sunday predicted cloudy atmosphere over the Northern region of the country on Monday, especially in Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi, Gombe and Kaduna states.


NIMET warns of thunderstorms in Ekiti, Rivers, 22 other states

Ibom airfare surges to N95,000, as govt meets operators over fuel price logjam

Study: In Ibeju-Lekki, 32,685 primary school pupils are at risk of flooding

Air passengers may face flight delays, cancellations over weather conditions- NCAA

- Advertisement -

“Later in the day, thunderstorms are anticipated over the North-Western parts while isolated thunderstorms are anticipated over the North-Eastern part of the country.”

Thunderstorms are also expected over the North-Central region, including Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa, and Niger on Monday morning.

The meteorological agency also predicted that Kwara and Kogi may be affected in the afternoon and evening.

“Cloudy atmosphere is anticipated over the inland and coastal cities of the South with prospects of morning rains over Cross River state.

“Later in the day, moderate rains are expected over the entire region leaving out Bayelsa and Delta where cloudiness is expected” the agency added.

The NiMet also predicted a cloudy atmosphere over some parts of the Northern region.

Author profile

Ijeoma Opara is a journalist with The ICIR. Reach her via vopara@icirnigeria.org or @ije_le on Twitter.

Support the ICIR

We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.


If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support the ICIR

We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.



Naira redesign: CBN recovers N1trn old notes

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has said about...

WHO: 29 per cent of all deaths in Nigeria caused by Non-Communicable Diseases

NO less than 29 per cent of all deaths in Nigeria are caused by...

Nigerians react as Chatham House invites Obi, Atiku, Kwankwaso to London

CHATHAM House which recently hosted the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Despite tech layoffs, Nigerian start-ups seek employees

In the midst of mass layoffs in tech companies globally, some Nigerian companies are...

NERC to consumers: It is not your responsibility to replace faulty transformers

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has affirmed that it is not the responsibility...

Most Read


Subscribe to our newsletter