Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the central states of the country on Wednesday, with chances of localised rain showers over Kaduna and Abuja.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Monday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 25 to 33 and 18 to 25 degrees celsius.
It added that places like Jos, Abuja, Mambilla plateau and Makurdi axis were expected to have localised thunderstorms later in the day.
The agency predicted that the southern states would experience increased cloudiness over most parts with chances of rains over Port-Harcourt, Eket and Calabar axis during the morning hours.
It also predicted prospects of isolated rains/showers over the inland cities like Oshogbo, Ado-Ekiti, Enugu and Awka, including the coastal cities like Port-Harcourt, Yenagoa, Warri, and environs during the evening period.
NiMet further predicted that southern cities would have day and night temperatures in the range of 30 to 34 and 21 to 24 degrees celsius.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions over most parts during the forecast period with day and night temperatures in the ranges of 33 to 39 and 21 to 28 degrees celsius.
“There are chances of isolated thunderstorms over Maiduguri, Potiskum, Yola, Gombe and its environs during the afternoon and evening hours.
“Increased cloudiness is anticipated over most parts of the country with prospects of isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon within the next 24 hours,” NiMet added.