Poor visibility, hazy conditions to prevail today: NiMET

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 10 February 2016 | 2,314 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following predictions about Nigeria’s weather condition for today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016:

NORTHERN STATES: Katsina, Nguru, Yola, Maiduguri and Gombe are expected to have visibility values of 2-5km in moderate dust haze. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 11-19oC.

CENTRAL STATES: Dust haze with visibility values in the range of 2-5km will prevail over Kaduna, Abuja, Lafia, Makurdi and environs. Few areas may experience less than 1000m visibility. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 13-21oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Hazy conditions are expected to prevail over Abeokuta, Akure, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Benin and Enugu. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 17-25oC.

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 hazy weather.


Source: News Express

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