Residents of Maiduguri, Borno state capital are celebrating their first rainfall in 2017 after several months of very hot weather.
According to reports, the rain started around 4:30 pm and lasted for about 30 minutes. The residents also expressed relief that:
“intolerably hot weather” will reduce.” About a week ago, the weather was intolerably hot in Maiduguri ! Alhamdu lillah as a result, we have recorded first rain today” Adamu Muhammad Sidi Girei posted on facebook.
Adam Umar Langa, another resident said:
“It’s raining: massive rain storms the city of Maiduguri. Making it first rain in 2017 season, may Allah bless us and give a better plants to grow..! and last within 30 minutes Alhamdu Lillah”.