Greater than half of the states in Nigeria are anticipated to expertise chilly temperatures ranging between 16°C and 20°C this week, the nation’s meteorological company, NiMet, stated in its advisory Tuesday.
Low temperatures are anticipated over elements of Plateau, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Nasarawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Ekiti, Ondo, Osun, Edo, Enugu, Katsina, Zamfara, Borno, Adamawa and Taraba, the company famous.
The climate is anticipated to be milder over northern Yobe and Borno, with “minimal temperatures above 24°C,” NiMet stated.
It added that the majority elements of the nation are “anticipated to have minimal temperatures between 20°C–24°C.”
“Most temperatures above 34°C are anticipated over elements of Yobe and Borno State, whereas temperatures ranging between 300C to 34°C are anticipated over elements of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno and Niger state.
“Most elements of the nation are anticipated to have most temperatures ranging between 26°C–30°C. Nevertheless, most temperatures under 260C are anticipated over elements of Nasarawa, Plateau, Kogi, Enugu, Oyo, and Taraba States,” NiMet predicted.
In the meantime, the company stated heavy rainfall are anticipated over elements of Kwara, Niger, Kogi, Benue, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Abia, Anambra, Cross River and Ondo States this week.
Over elements of Sokoto, Kebbi, Yobe, Taraba, Benue, Niger, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa, Kwara, Kogi, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ogun, Lagos, Ondo, Osun, FCT and Cross River States, the rainfall is anticipated to be between average and heavy.
Average rainfall is anticipated over the remaining elements of the nation, the advisory learn.
To this finish, NiMet stated “there are possibilities of flash flooding on roads and bridges which may disrupt vehicular site visitors.”
“Robust winds are anticipated to accompany the rains and might fall into unsecured constructions. Therefore, the general public is suggested to train restraint; don’t drive or stroll via these fast-flowing runoff waters,” NiMet suggested.
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