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Residents of Maiduguri say they have been distressed by the intense heat from the prevailing hot weather. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rise in temperature to above 40 degrees Celsius in the past few days coupled with dusty weather condition in parts of Borno are making life unbearable for residents. Maiduguri is located within the semi-arid region and the prevailing hot weather runs from early March to June. A cross section of residents, who spoke with NAN, described the hot weather condition as alarming. Mr Mohammed Jidda, a resident, said he spent most of the time outside his house due to the heat in the area, adding that the heat had made it difficult for him to sit inside his shop. According to him, the prevailing condition is taking its toll on his business. “I stay outside and attend to customers in the shade of a…