Dust haze to prevail across many Nigerian cities today: NiMET

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 30 January 2016 | 2,718 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following predictions about Nigeria’s weather condition for today, Saturday, January 30, 2016:

NORTHERN STATES: Thick dust haze will be experienced over places like Kano, Katsina, Zaria, Potiskum, Kano, Yelwa, Nguru and Maiduguri. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 10-15oC.

CENTRAL STATES: Some places like Jos, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna and Abuja should be under the influence of moderate dust haze. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 15-21oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Dust haze conditions are expected to prevail over the coastal cities and the inland areas. Night time temperatures is likely to be in the range of 17-21oC.

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 dust haze.

Source: News Express

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