Weather Outlook issued on 9th August, 2017

NORTHERN STATES: The North western region is expected to be cloudy in the morning except Yelwa where there is likelihood of thunderstorms, while over Maiduguri and Nguru axis; there are prospects of morning thunderstorms. Later In the afternoon/evening, the entire region is expected to be more active as localized thunderstorms are anticipated over Sokoto parts of Kebbi, Maiduguri, Katsina and Kano. Day and Night temperature values are expected to be in the ranges of 30 - 35oC and 22 -24oC respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: Abuja, Jos, Ilorin, Lokoja, Makurdi, Lafia, Minna, Ibi and Jalingo have prospects of morning thunderstorms. In the afternoon/evening hours, localized thunderstorms are not unlikely over the high grounds of the central states.Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 27-30oC and 18 – 23oC respectively except Jos at 22/15oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: The region is expected to experience cloudy conditions in the morning except Eket, Calabar and Obudu are that are likely to experience morning rains. In the afternoon,localized rains are likely in the region; over places like Port Harcourt, Eket, Oshogbo, Osun, Benin. Day and night time temperatures are expected to be in the ranges of 25- 31oC and 19- 24oC respectively.