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Kwara, Benue, Delta, 12 Other States To Experience Heavy Rainfall – NIMET

Kwara, Benue, Delta, 12 Other States To Experience Heavy Rainfall - NIMET

The latest weather forecast released on Thursday by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has predicted that 15 states in the country would experience moderate to heavy rainfall between Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8.

The agency also told 18 states to expect strong winds in the days under review.

According to NIMET, states that are set to experience moderate to heavy rainfall include Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Kaduna, Plateau, Taraba, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kogi, Kwara, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, and Ogun States.

On the rainfall predictions, the agency stated: “Prospects of moderate to heavy rainfall during the forecast period (0000 – 2359hrs, Friday 5th October 2023), exist over parts of Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Kaduna, Plateau, Taraba, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kogi, Kwara, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, and Ogun States.”

“There are chances of moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday 7th October (0000 – 2359hrs), over parts of Adamawa, Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau, Cross River, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Imo, Anambra, Kogi, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti, Osun and Oyo State including the Federal Capital Territory.

“There is likelihood of moderate to heavy rainfall on Sunday 8th October (0000 – 2359hrs), over parts of Taraba, Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Ondo, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, and Ogun States.”

Apart from the states that may experience strong winds, NIMET also disclosed that there is little or no chance of temperature-related hazards across the country due to the low to moderate temperatures that are anticipated during the period.

“In the next three days (6th, 7th, and 8th October 2023), there are prospects of strong winds to affect parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Niger, Katsina, Kwara, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe, Nasarawa, Plateau, Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and Borno States including the Federal Capital Territory,” the agency stated.

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