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NIMET warns against impending flood in 32 states

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

A statement released by the agency on Tuesday indicated that the moderate to heavy rainfall which could lead to flash floods are states such as, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, and Bauchi.

Other States 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

Consequently, the Nigeria Meteorological Agency cautioned the public that the slim chances of flash flood could be more pronounced on roads, settlements, farmlands and bridges.

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