The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 19 states and 56 communities across the country will likely witness heavy rainfall that can lead to flooding within the month.
Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos Territorial Coordinator, NEMA, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.
He listed the states and communities as Delta: Aboh, Ekiti State; Ado Ekiti, Ondo State: Akure, Idanre, Ifon, Iju Itaogbolu, Ogbese, Owo, Owena, Ondo.
Others, he said, include Lagos State; Apapa, Badagry, Eti Osa, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Ojo, Surulere; Anambra: Atani; Ogun: Ifo, Ota, Sagamu; Nasarawa State: Lafia, Wamba; and Cross River: Ikom and Ogoja.
Farinloye also listed Bauchi State: Jamaare, Misau, Azare, Itas, Kafin Madaki, Kari, Kirfi, Tafawa Balewa, Katagum; Jigawa: Hadejia, Miga; Osun State: Ilesa, Osogbo; and Kwara; Kosubosu.
The rest he said are Zamfara: Anka, Bungudu, Gusau; Sokoto State: Goronyo; Adamawa: Numan, Shelleng; Taraba: Serti; Benue; Ito, Katsina-Ala, Vande-Ikya; Imo State: Oguta, Orlu and Abia State; Ugba.