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As it happened: Solar Eclipse occurs in Nigeria

01 September 2016, 08:30

9.10 It seems Lagos is not going to witness the eclipse. It has started raining in some parts of the state 

9;05  The eclipse has just occurred in Abuja.

9.00 It's partially dark in some parts of Lagos. The sun is not visible. The weather is now cloudy. Many people are mistaken the darkness as a sign that it wants to rain.

Here is what the sky looks like in Lagos.

8.45 - Cloudy weather disappears gradually in Karu LGA of Nasarawa State.

8; 30 The eclipse in Bida, Nasarawa State.

8.15- This is how the eclipse happened in Kano.

8.01 In Karu LGA of Nasarawa State, the weather is now cloudy as it awaits the partial eclipse

8:00 - The eclipse has started . According to NASDRA,the maximum eclipse will occur by 8:15am

Parts of the country will witness the eclipse at slightly different times. Niger and Kano have already begun to witness it

7.45- Spectators have gathered at the National Space Research and Development Centre to witness an annular eclipse.

7.30 - The eclipse is predicted to last from 7am to 10am.

This solar is first for many. And many are anxiously to witness it.

Lagos - Nigeria will on Thursday experience Solar Eclipse.

In the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, there will be a partial eclipse, with an obscurity of 60 per cent, and the first contact at about 7:17am, with maximum eclipse at 8:32am and end at 10:00am.

 Lagos will experience its first contact with the eclipse at 7:15am, with a maximum eclipse occurring at 8:32am and ending at about 10:00am.

- News 24


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