NiMet Alerts To Possible Rise In Temperature



Posted by Sade Williams



The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, (NiMet), has warmed of a possible rise in temperature across most northern cities in Nigeria.

According to a release issued  the Agency in its High Temperature Outlook, it 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, signed by Muntari Yusuf Ibrahim,  NiMet’s spokesman, noted that as a result, there are chances of experiencing high thermal discomfort in parts of Kebbi, Dutse, Bauchi, and particular stressing that while other areas may experience cold mornings, the statement warned against occurrence of heat stroke, sunstroke, muscle cramp and fatigue.