The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has alerted at least twenty-five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to potential flash floods from expected HEAVY RAINFALL today Thursday and tomorrow Friday, September 28 and 29, 2023.
According to NiMet, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau, Borno, Adamawa, Taraba and Kaduna States, would experience heavy rainfall.
NiMet also said that Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi, Enugu, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa and Abia would be exposed to moderate to heavy rainfall.
The forecast listed Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ebonyi, Kwara, and Benue States including the FCT to experience moderate to heavy rainfall as well.
NiMet, however, warned that strong winds are a threat to weak structures, trees, and masts, adding that people in affected states should disconnect electrical appliances before and during the rains.