Category: Weather

Early Warning Signs of Flooding in Abuja

Tanimu- February 11, 2020

The Emergency Management Agency of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (FCT), has advised residents of the city in the flood-prone areas to be conscious of early ... Read More

Australia Breaks Heat Record

Henry Solomon- December 18, 2019

Australia on Tuesday endured the hottest day on record, according to preliminary results from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) released on Wednesday. Diana Eadie, a ... Read More

Lagosians Abandon Umbrellas for Mini-nylon Raincoats

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2019

Lagosians abandon umbrellas for mini-nylon raincoats (Photo:NAN) Several residents of Lagos have abandoned the conventional umbrellas for mini-nylon raincoats as rainfall persists in the city/state, ... Read More

Thailand Launches Cloud-Seeding Operations to Tackle Drought

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2019

The Thai government on Friday launched additional rain-making operations in the Northern, North-Eastern and Central regions to tackle serious droughts. According to the Director-General of ... Read More

APC wants security agencies to investigate the alleged assassination of its tribunal witness

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 3, 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue has urged security agencies to investigate the alleged assassination of their member,  Jasper Dzughgba. A press statement signed ... Read More

NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Wednesday

admin- June 19, 2019

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions with chances of rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Wednesday. ... Read More

Maiduguri records first rainfall in 2019

admin- May 9, 2019

Residents of Maiduguri on Wednesday celebrated the first rainfall of the year recorded in the town, expressing relief that the excruciating hot weather would now ... Read More

Soft Drink Vendors Make Quick Money in Maiduguri

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2019

As the scorching sun bites harder in Maiduguri, soft drink vendors are recording high sales, as people buy more cold drinks to quench their thirst. ... Read More

Former NiMet boss advises FG on climate resilient systems

admin- January 25, 2019

Dr Anthony Anuforom, former Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised the government to review its systems to make them climate resilient as a result ... Read More

Anambra, Ebonyi, others witnessed 42 disaster in 2018 -NEMA

admin- December 21, 2018

Forty-two disasters were recorded in Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu states in 2018, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday. The disasters include flooding, fire, ... Read More

AfDB highlights women’s role in disasters

admin- December 15, 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that the continent should unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to ... Read More

UN wants Africa to prepare for effect of climate change

admin- December 15, 2018

UN wants Africa to prepare for effect of climate Change The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on international community to evolve measures to ... Read More

Microplastics Have Contaminated The Deepest Part of World’s Ocean – Study Shows

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2018

The deepest part of the world’s ocean and its hadal bottom waters have been polluted by microplastics, according to a study published in Geochemical Perspectives ... Read More

National Park Service to Hold Campaigns on Bush Burning

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2018

Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the Service National Park Service says the service will soon embark on campaign against bush burning during the dry ... Read More

NiMET predicts sunny weather for Friday

admin- November 22, 2018

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted sunny and partly cloudy skies over most parts of the country with chances of scattered thunderstorms over the ... Read More

FCT authorities confirm earth tremor

admin- September 7, 2018

FCT Minister Muhammad Bello: emergency agency confirms tremor The Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria’s Federal capital of Abuja has confirmed reports of earth tremor reported ... Read More

Children need Special Care in Cold Weather – Pediatrician

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2018

As the rainy season, which is often characterized by cold sets in, a pediatrician, Dr. Adetope Gideon advises parents to properly cover their babies and ... Read More