Weather Outlook issued on 16th August, 2017

NORTHERN STATES: Cloudy conditions are anticipated over this region during the morning hours while chances of thunderstorms activities over Yelwa and Sokoto are very good. However, there are prospects thunderstorms activities over Maiduguri, Nguru, Dutse, Gombe, Zaria and Yola later in the day. Day and Night temperature value are expected to be in the range of 30 - 33oC and 19 -23oC respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: Cloudy conditions are expected to prevail over this region with possibilities of thunderstorms and rains over Minna, Abuja, Bida, Lokoja, Lafia, Makurdi and Ilorin during the morning hours. Later in the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over Kaduna Jos, Jalingo and Ibi. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 29– 30oC and 17 –24oC respectively except Jos at 26/17oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: The inland cities are likely to be cloudy in the morning with prospects of thunderstorms activities over Shaki and Iseyin. However, there are chances of isolated thunderstorms over this entire region during the afternoon/evening hours. There are chances of intermittent rains over Portharcourt, Yenagoa, Calabar and its environs throughout the forecast period. Day and night time temperatures are expected to be in the ranges of 28- 31oC and 21- 25oC respectively.