NiMET predicts moderate dust haze in Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Maiduguri; moderate visibility in Abuja, Zaria, Bida, Lafia; haze and clouds in Owerri, Uyo, P/H, Calabar

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 12 January 2016 | 2,453 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following predictions about Nigeria’s weather condition for today, Tuesday, January 12, 2016:

NORTHERN STATES: Places like Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Maiduguri will experience moderate dust haze with visibility of 2-5km. Poorer visibility value of less than 1,000m may be experienced in a few places. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 11-19oC.

CENTRAL STATES: Moderate visibility value of 2-5km is likely over places like Abuja, Zaria, Bida and Lafia. Night time temperatures is expected to be between 17-21oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Will be hazy in the morning while cloudy conditions are expected in the afternoon over cities like Owerri, Uyo, Port Harcourt and Calabar. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 16-26oC.

NOTE: During this period of the year, the atmosphere is usually very dry, windy and dusty. Citizens should avoid substances that may ignite easily to reduce incidences of fire outbreaks.


Source: News Express

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