Update of Weather Outlook issued on 16th August, 2017

NORTHERN STATES: Isolated thunderstorms are anticipated over this region especially over Southern Borno, Katsina, Kano, Gusau, Dutse, Yelwa and Sokoto in the morning with prospects of thunderstorms affecting most places in the region later in the day. Day and Night temperature value are expected to be in the range of 30 - 35oC and 21 -24oC respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: This region is expected to have thunderstorms with rains in the morning especially over Yola, Ibi, Abuja, Lafia, Makurdi, Bida, Ilorin, Minna, Lokoja, and it’s environ during the morning hours. Later in the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over Jos, Kaduna, Jalingo and Ibi. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 25–37oC and 17 – 24oC respectively except Jos at 26/16oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Cloudy conditions are expected over this region with chances of isolated rains over Iseyin, Shaki, Ogun state and their environment during the morning hours. However, there are prospect 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.