Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted increase in temperature values across the country from Wednesday to Friday with chances of thunderstorms over some parts of the central and the southern cities.
NiMet`s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja predicted temperature of Yelwa and Jalingo as high as 40 degree Celsius.
“For Wednesday, sunny condition is anticipated over the northern region during the morning/evening period. Partly cloudy conditions with spills of sunshine are anticipated over the central cities during the morning/evening period.
“Partly cloudy to cloudy conditions are likely over the inland cities of the south with chances of thunderstorm over Edo and Ondo axis during the afternoon/evening period.
“Cloudiness is expected over the coastal cities with chances of thunderstorms during the afternoon/evening period over places like Delta,“ it said.
NiMet forecast northern cities likely to remain in sunny condition on Thursday while the central cities are expected to be in partly cloudy condition during the morning/evening period.
It envisaged partly cloudy conditions over the southern cities in the morning with chances of thunderstorms over Owerri, Enugu, Ondo and Ibadan.
“For Friday, northern cities likely to remain in sunny condition while central cities are expected to be in partly cloudy condition in morning with prospect of thunderstorm over Southern Abuja, Lokoja, Kwara and Makurdi during afternoon/evening.
“Partly cloudy to cloudy condition is envisaged over the inland cities and coastal cities in the morning hours.
“Later in the day there are better prospects of thunderstorms over the inland and its coastal belt,” it said.