Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of rainfall activities over some parts of central and southern region on Tuesday, October 29.
NiMet’s weather outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Monday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy conditions over the Northern states throughout the forecast period.
According to NiMet, day and night temperatures are expected to be 30 to 35 degree Celsius and 21 to 24 degree Celsius respectively, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
“For Central states, localised thunderstorms are anticipated over Ilorin and Mambilla Plateau axis in the morning hours.
“Later in the day, localised thunderstorms are likely over the high grounds of the central cities. Day and night temperatures of the region are expected to be 23 to 31 degree Celsius and 17 to 23 degree Celsius respectively,” it said.
The agency envisaged cloudy conditions over the inland states with chances of thunderstorms and rains over the coastal cities of Southern States in the morning hours.
“As the day progress, thunderstorms and rains are expected over the region with day and night temperatures to be 29 to 31 degree Celsius and 21 to 24 degree Celsius.
Meanwhile, The Herald reported that many communities in Lagos State cried out for help over by heavy flood, leaving many residents trapped in their homes.
The Herald gathered that the rainfall, which began as early as 2 am, Sunday, October 20, lasted for several hours into the evening leaving most parts of the state flooded with attendant traffic gridlock on the roads.
A resident of Discovery Estate, Riverview Wing of Opic, Isheri, Lagos-Ogun States border, Adegbola Babatunde, lamented over the inability of his family to move out of their homes which was heavily flooded due to the release of Ogun Dam which has taken over the entire house.