- Central states in Nigeria are expected to experience cloudy weather on Tuesday, June 27
- There would be chances of localized thunderstorms in cities such as Kogi, Abuja, Kaduna, Lafia, Makurdi
- It was also predicted that southern states would experience cloudiness and isolated rains
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Tuesday morning.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Monday in Abuja also predicted chances of isolated thunderstorms over Kogi, Abuja, Kaduna, Lafia, Makurdi and Mambilla plateau in the morning.
It added that isolated thunderstorms were expected over most of the region during the afternoon and evening hours with day and night temperatures of 26 to 32 and 17 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.
The agency said the southern states would experience cloudiness and isolated thunderstorms over Obudu, Ikom and Ogoja with isolated rains over Ikeja, Ijebu-ode, Warri, Yenagoa, Port-Harcourt, Calabar and Eket in the morning.
It also predicted prospects of isolated thunderstorms over the southern cities during the afternoon and evening hours with day and night temperatures of 30 to 32 and 20 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions during the morning hours with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over most cities later into the day.
“Day and night temperature value are expected to be in the range of 30 to 36 and 21 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
“The position of the Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is presently located in Niger Republic.
“It is keeping Nigeria under the influence of moist winds which are favorable for thunderstorms over the North, central cities as well as over some cities in the southern part of the country,’’ NiMet predicted.
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