Lagos nearly submerged with heavy downpour.

Lagos residents have already counted their losses following the havoc wreaked on their buildings and properties by early morning heavy rain.
The rain which started in the early hours of Monday, May 20, destroyed houses and properties belonging to corporate bodies and individauls at Oke Eri street, Oworonshoki area of the state.
Legit.ng gathered that some compounds and rooms were also sighted affected by the flood as people’s clothes, chairs and other choices of properties sere all soaked in water.
A building affected by heavy rain at Oke Eri street, Oworonshoki area of Lagos state.

 

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency predicted cloudy to partly cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Thursday, May 16.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Wednesday, in Abuja, predicted chances of thunderstorms over the central cities of Abuja, Lokoja and Lafia during the morning hours with day and night temperatures of 28 to 39 and 20 to 27 degrees celsius.
It also predicted thunderstorm activities over Abuja, Lafia, Jos, Gombe, Mambila plateau, Ibi, Makurdi and Minna axis later in the day.
The agency predicted that northern states would experience partly cloudy conditions with chances of a few thunderstorm activities over Maiduguri and Gombe in the morning hours.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency on Tuesday, April 30, presented its 2019 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) in Abuja.
The AFO was presented at a workshop for key stakeholders to share knowledge, experiences and international best practices for the benefit of the country.
The minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said the AFO was the 7th in the series with the theme “The Role of Efficient Hydrological Services in National Development” by the agency. Adamu said the AFO would serve as an early warning to people and communities located in and near flood plains and other vulnerable areas.

 

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