Maiduguri logs first rain of the season



Maiduguri has logged its first rain of the season.

This followed a very humid temperature recorded over the last few days, hitting over 45 degrees on certain days.

The temperature has now lowered to about 35 degrees after the rain.

April is an unusual month to anticipate rainfall in Borno, a reason many have been left surprised but thankful.

'We thank Allah for this rain, because the weather is harsh coupled with fasting, but this rain will bring a relief,' Mohammed Usman said.

Mustapha Idris, a resident of Maiduguri who spoke to our reporter said ‘this is a blessing from Allah, and glory be to Him.

'I never thought we will be going to have a rain this soon, but with Allah’s will and blessing, we are having it now and it is a very heavy one.

'This will bring a relief to this harsh weather we experienced few days back, glory be to God,' he added.

According to many of them, it has been long Maiduguri experienced such an early rain.

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