The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central states with isolated thunderstorms over Abuja, Minna and Ilorin on Monday morning.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office on Sunday in Abuja also predicted isolated thunderstorms over Jalingo, Ilorin, Lokoja, Lafia, Abuja, Mabilla and Makurdi during the afternoon and evening hours.
It added that the region would have day and night temperatures in the range of 28 degrees Celsius to 33 degrees Celsius and 17 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius.
The agency predicted that the southern states would experience morning cloudy conditions with prospects of isolated rains over Yenagoa, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Eket, Owerri, Umuahia, Awka, Enugu, Abakaliki, Obudu, Ogoja, Ikom and its environ.
It also predicted chances of isolated thunderstorms over most parts of the southern cities during the afternoon and evening with day and night temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius to 33 degrees Celsius and 20 degrees Celsius to 24 degrees Celsius.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience partly cloudy conditions during the morning hours with chances of isolated thunderstorms over Yelwa.
”Later in the day, the conditions are expected to persist in the afternoon and evening hours with day and night temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius to 37 degrees Celsius and 23 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius.
“With the gradual southward movement of the ITD, this is likely to keep the extreme northern parts of the country under partly cloudy condition.
“Isolated thunderstorms are expected over some parts of the central and southern cities in the next 24 hours,’’ NiMet predicted.