On Friday, NiMet forecasts a cloudy atmosphere with spells of sunshine over the northern region, along with thunderstorms in parts of Kebbi, Taraba, Adamawa, and Kaduna states during the morning. Later in the day, thunderstorms are expected over various states in the northern region.
The North Central region is expected to have a cloudy atmosphere with isolated thunderstorms during the morning hours, and more thunderstorms are anticipated later in the day.
In the South, NiMet anticipates a cloudy atmosphere in the morning with thunderstorms and rains in several states. Later in the day, isolated thunderstorms and rains are expected in various southern states.
Moving to Saturday, NiMet predicts cloudy skies in the north with the possibility of squally thunderstorms accompanied by strong winds in certain areas during the morning. Isolated thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon and evening.
The North Central region will experience cloudy skies in the morning with squally thunderstorms and strong winds in some areas. Isolated thunderstorms are predicted for the afternoon and evening.
In the South, cloudy skies in the morning will give way to thunderstorms and rains in multiple states. Later in the day, thunderstorms are expected in various southern states, potentially leading to flash floods.
On Sunday, NiMet foresees intervals of sunshine over the northern region in the morning, with thunderstorms expected in parts of Borno, Adamawa, and Taraba states later in the day.
The North Central region will have cloudy skies in the morning, with thunderstorms anticipated in parts of Nasarawa, Niger, and Plateau states in the afternoon and evening.
The southern region will experience cloudy skies in the morning, with rains expected in several states. Later in the day, thunderstorms and rains are predicted in various southern states, and moderate to heavy rainfall may lead to flash floods. Citizens are advised to take necessary precautions.
NiMet also warns of strong winds accompanying the thunderstorms and advises disaster risk managers, agencies, and individuals to be proactive in preventing loss of lives and property during the rainy season. Airline operators are encouraged to stay informed about weather reports and alerts from NiMet for effective planning.