The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has in its ‘High-temperature outlook’ issued yesterday in Abuja predicted that most parts of the northern region will experience temperatures greater than 35°C and less than 40°C between November 30 and December 1. Pervade
It also stated that northeast – Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe, the eastern part of Jigawa, Northern Adamawa, and Northern Taraba are all expected to have temperatures in the excess of 35°C.
Similarly, Sokoto, the western part of Zamfara, and the Eastern half of Kebbi, in the North East, are all expected to experience temperatures in the excess of 35°C during the forecast period.
In the central part of the country, Niger, Northern part of Kwara, west of FCT, southern Plateau, northeast of Kogi, and northwest of Benue are all expected to experience high temperatures.
In its forecast for December 1, the agency predicted high-temperature greater than 40°C over parts of Niger State.
However, other parts of Niger, FCT, northern Kwara, Kogi, Benue, Nasarawa, and eastern Plateau in the central states are expected to experience temperatures above 35°C.
Similarly, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Zamfara in the northwest as well as northern Jigawa, southern Yobe, Borno, Gombe, eastern Bauchi, northern Adamawa, and northern Taraba in the northeast is expected to record temperatures greater than 35°C.
Also, parts of Ogun State in the southwest could experience 35°C.