The Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has warned of slim chances of flash floods in the next three days across 34 states in the federation.
The agency revealed that moderate to heavy rainfall which could lead to flash floods are expected to commence from Tuesday, 24th, through to Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th of August, 2021.
The speculations showed that the following states maybe affected, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe, Kebbi, Niger, FCT, Plateau, Adamawa, Taraba, Kwara, Oyo, Lagos, Ondo, Ogun, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo, Anambra, Abia and River States.
Following a statement by Muntari Yusuf Ibrahim, the Agency has advised that the slim chances of flash flood may affect roads, settlements, farmlands and bridges could be more pronounced and as a result there are increased likelihood of cars skidding off the road and chances of car crashes.
Caution has come to the public to take heed and avoid damages from rain related hazards occasioned by the predicted flash flood.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has also advised Nigerians not to treat this current update with kid gloves as the previous three-day forecast issued towards the end of last month was 100 percent accurate with disheartening tales of lives and property affected significantly.