NiMet has forecasted cloudy, thundery weather activities, June 3 to June 5.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and sunny conditions from Wednesday (June 3) to Friday (June 5).
In its weather outlook, NiMet said increase in rainfall had been experienced across the country.
It said that the recent increase in rainfall could be due to vertical moisture depth into the atmosphere.
“On Wednesday morning, cloudy conditions with interval of sunshine are anticipated over the northern region.
“During the afternoon and evening period, few thunderstorms are expected over parts of Kaduna, Yelwa, Katsina, Kano, Zamfara and Southern Sokoto while other parts of the North are expected to have patches of clouds.
“Over the central part of the country, few clouds will be experienced over this part of the country during the morning hour, “ it said.
NiMet predicted pockets of thunderstorms over parts of Jos, Kaduna and Taraba state in the afternoon and evening period.
It predicted the southern regions to be cloudy in the morning hours with chances of a few thunderstorms over Benin and Aba axis.
“For Thursday, cloudy conditions with interval of sunshine are likely over the northern region with chances of thunderstorms over Kebbi, Yelwa, Sokoto and its environ during the morning hours.
“Pockets of thunderstorms are envisaged over the northern region places, such as Kano, Katsina, Potiskum and Maiduguri during the afternoon/evening hours.
“Cloudy skies are expected over the central cities in the morning hours with possibility of thunderstorms over the high ground areas in the afternoon and evening hours,“ it said.
According to NiMet, cloudy skies will be experienced over the inland cities with chances of few thunderstorms over the coastal region during the morning hours.
“For Friday, the morning hours over the North will experience cloud with interval of sunshine with few thunderstorms anticipated over parts of the North-West.
“Thunderstorms are anticipated over parts of Maiduguri, while others places will experience presence of few clouds during the afternoon and evening hours.
“The central region should expect cloudy atmosphere with possibilities of thunderstorms over the high ground areas in the morning hours, “ it said.
NiMet forecast chances of thunderstorms over parts of Yola, Jalingo and Mambila axis during the afternoon and evening hours.
It pictured the Southern parts of the country to be mostly cloudy in the morning with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Calabar, Eket and Port Harcourt axis.
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