Moist Southwesterly winds blowing from the Atlantic Ocean have remained active and their position have remained slightly Southwards in the past 24hours; for today, they have remained at Lat. 09.5oN in the Western sector and Lat. 09.3oN to the Eastern sector respectively, within Nigeria. The Subtropical anticyclone (also known as Azores high pressure cell over the African continent) located in the Northern Hemisphere remained active. Fine weather affected most places in Niger republic and Northern Nigeria.
The satellite imagery of today at 1500GMT shows pockets of convective cell developing over areas in the Southwest and South-South states.
Sunny and fine weather will affect the Northern states. Sunny and fair to partly cloudy conditions will affect areas in the Central states with localized visibility of 5000m in dust haze in the morning. The Southern parts will be partly cloudy to cloudy in misty morning; while thunderstorms are expected to affect places in the Southwest and the Coastal states during the afternoon/evening periods.