NiMet warns of possible rise in temperature

There is a high chance of a possible rise in temperature across most northern cities in Nigeria.

According to a release issued by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet 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.

The agency stresses that, while other areas may experience cold mornings, it warned against occurrence of heat stroke, sunstroke, muscle cramp and fatigue. 

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