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Temperature will rise above 40 degrees-NIMET

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, has warned of possible rise in temperature across some cities in Nigeria,which may lead to thermal discomfort.

In a statement on Sunday, the Agency said temperature is expected to rise above 40 degrees in the next 48 hours.

According to the statement, parts of Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Taraba, and Adamawa states are expected to record temperatures greater than 40°C.

“Most parts of the Northern cities are expected to record temperatures between 35°C to 40°C, including parts of Oyo, Kwara, FCT, Nasarawa, and Benue states” it reads.

The statement further warned that cities like Bauchi, Gombe, Borno, and Yola are at risk of experiencing high thermal discomfort.

The Agency therefore advised people in these locations to drink a lot of fluid through this period.

Writing by Adaku Eneh; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu