Heavy rainfall for 7 states in next 3 days – NiMet


Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) said within the next three days, heavy rainfall is expected over parts of Katsina, Jigawa, Niger, eastern Kogi, Nasarawa, western Benue and Cross River.

The agency noted that there are chances of moderate to heavy rainfall over parts of Sokoto, Zamfara, Kano, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia, Akwa Ibom from today to Friday.

The agency said on the other hand, moderate rainfall might fall in parts of Rivers, Kwara, the FCT, Delta and northern Kaduna.

NiMet, in its weather outlook report, added that other parts of the country are expected to experience light rainfall.

The agency warns that as a result of the expected heavy rainfall in the next three days, there are chances of flash flooding over roads, low-lying settlements, streams and river channels.


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