NIGERIAN Meteorological Agency, NiMet has predicted a high probability of temperature rise across most northern cities in Nigeria.
According to a release issued by the General Manager Public Relations, NiMet, Muntari Yusuf Ibrahim; in its
High Temperature Outlook, the Agency disclosed that
most parts of the northern states and parts of Niger and Kwara in the central states are expected to experience temperatures greater than 40°C.
Few places in the south including parts of Oyo, Ogun, Osun, and Ekiti are expected to record temperatures between 35°C to 40°C.
The statement noted that as a result, there are chances of experiencing high thermal discomfort in parts of Kebbi, Dutse, Bauchi, and Jalingo.in particular stressing that while other areas may experience cold mornings, the statement warned against occurrence of heat stroke, sunstroke, muscle cramp and fatigue.