NiMET predicts deterioration in visibility today

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 20 January 2016 | 1,617 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following predictions about Nigeria’s weather condition for today, Wednesday, January 20, 2016:

NORTHERN STATES: Deterioration in visibility is expected over Maiduguri, Potiskum, Kano, Katsina, Gombe and Yola to visibility values of 1-3km due to Dust Haze. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 12- 16oC.

CENTRAL STATES: Abuja, Minna, Bida, Nassarawa, Ilorin and Makurdi are also expected to have reduction in visibility values to 2-5Km in dust haze. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 15-22oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Prospects of fog/misty conditions are likely over some parts of the southern cities in the early hours of the morning.

In the afternoon there are chances of light showers in some parts of the south places like Lagos, Oshogbo, Abeokuta, Ibadan, Owerri, Umuahia and Calabar. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 20-26oC.

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. Flight operations may be disrupted due to poor visibility in some airports across the country.

•Photo shows foggy weather.


Source: News Express

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