Today’s Weather: NiMET predicts thick dust haze, reduced visibility

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 5 January 2017 | 1,956 times

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Dust haze.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has made the following predictions about the country’s weather condition for today, Thursday January 5, 2017:

NORTHERN STATES: This region is expected to be under thick dust haze conditions. Places such as Katsina, Maiduguri, Kano, Gusau, Nguru and Bauchi may have visibilities less than 1,000m during the forecast period. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 27 – 31°C and 11 – 19°C respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: Visibility values are expected to reduce to less than 1,000m in some areas such as Abuja, Minna, Kaduna, Lafia, Jos, Makurdi, Lokoja and Bida during the forecast period. Day and Night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 33 – 36°C and 17 – 19°C respectively. With the exception of Jos at 28/10°C.

SOUTHERN STATES: Southern cities such as Benin, Asaba, Ibadan, Lagos, Owerri, Enugu and Akure are anticipated to have dust haze with visibility values less than 2,000m. The Day and Night time temperatures are expected to be in the ranges of 34 – 35°C and 16 – 23°C respectively.


Source: Newsexpress

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