Harmattan haze: NIMET warns of disruption in flight schedules
Following the onset of Harmattan season, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has warned of disruption in flight schedules due to poor visibility. The agency explained that during the Harmattan season, sunny and hazy conditions are expected over the Northern states and central cities down to the inland cities of the southern parts with thick dust…
Flood lay siege to nation as rainy season peaks
On Sunday July 15, the weather was cool and pleasant, so Amina Shuaibu, 40, fed and wrapped her 20-month-old son, Ja’afaru in warm clothing preparatory for a sound night rest, alongside other members of her household.
Weather stations in tertiary institutions sub-standard, says NiMet
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has called for urgent intervention to upgrade the sub-standard weather stations across tertiary institutions in the country.Reason, he said his organisation is committed to ensuring that these facilities in higher institutions...
Shift in rainfall pattern may cause floods in 2018, NiMet warns
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned that many parts of the country were likely to experience flooding due to a shift in rainfall pattern caused by climate change.
Nimet predicts cloudy, rains, thunderstorms today
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Central states of the country today with prospect of thunderstorms over Jos, Lafia, Jalingo, Makurdi, Lokoja and Abuja during the morning hours.
NiMet to establish weather station at every 100 square km
To boost accurate weather forecast in Nigeria, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) will establish weather forecasting stations at every 100 square kilometre of the country. NiMET’s Director General, Prof. Abubakar Mashi, while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Bayero University Kano (BUK) at the weekend in Abuja, noted that NiMET has instituted partnerships with tertiary institutions…
NiMET prediction: Ogun allays fears of severe flooding
Contrary to the 2018 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), which listed Ogun State as one of the states prone to severe flooding this year, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye ....
NIMET forecasts early onset of rainfall
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has predicted earlier than normal rainfall in 2018.The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, unveiled this yesterday in Abuja.She disclosed that the seasonal rainfall forecast would start in late February in the south, and late June in the extreme north.
Delta loses 1044 metric tons of rice in 261 hectares farmlands
The Delta State Government has lost over 1044 metric tons of expected rice yield from 261 hectares of farmlands estimated at N.18 billion to flood disasters.
Flood disasters loom in Bayelsa, Anambra, Abia, Delta states
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has raised the alarm over impending flood in Anambra, Abia, Delta and Bayelsa states.