NIMET warns against forthcoming flood in 32 states

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The Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NIMET, warned of viable flash floods throughout 32 states in the next three days.


A statement released by the agency on Tuesday indicated that the moderate to heavy rainfall which could lead to flash floods are states such as Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, and Bauchi.


Other States are Gombe, Yobe, Kebbi, Niger, FCT, Adamawa, Taraba, Plateau, Kwara, Oyo, Lagos, Ogun and Ondo.


States of Edo, Delta, Cross River, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra, Abia, Imo and Rivers are also not exempted.


Consequently, the Nigeria Meteorological Agency advised the public that the narrow possibilities of flash flood could be more pronounced on roads, settlements, farmlands and bridges.