NIMET issues alerts on flash floods in 32 states

File: Flood in Baure LG of Katsina in 2020

File: NIMET warns about flash floods in 32 states

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency, (NIMET), has predicted possible flash floods across 32 states in the next three days.

The agency disclosed this in a statement released on Tuesday.

It said the moderate to heavy rainfall could lead to flash floods in states such as, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, and Bauchi.

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

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

The Nigeria Meteorological agency further cautioned that the slim chances of flash flood could be more pronounced on roads, settlements, farmlands and bridges.