The Nigeria Meteorological Agency has predicted near-normal onset and a normal to later than normal cessation for the 2020 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP). “Cessation: A ‘normal to later than normal’ cessation is expected across the country. The earliest cessation date, 26th September 2020 is expected around Katsina and the northern parts of Sokoto while the latest cessation date is expected on the 28th December 2020 over the Niger-Delta region. “Length of Growing Season: ‘A normal to longer than normal length of the season’ is generally predicted across the country. “Rainfall Amount: A ‘normal to above normal’ rainfall is expected generally in the country.
Source: Nigerian Tribune January 21, 2020 13:18 UTC