Dust haze to still prevail today across Nigeria: NiMET

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 9 February 2016 | 2,354 times

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following predictions about Nigeria’s weather condition for today, Tuesday, February 9, 2016:

NORTHERN STATES: Dust haze situations will prevail over Kano, Katsina, Nguru, Gusau, Maiduguri and Gombe. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 12-18oC.

CENTRAL STATES: Bida, Jos, Kaduna, Abuja, Lafia, Makurdi Ilorin and Yola will have visibility values in the range 2-5km in dust haze. Few locations may however be less than 1,000m. Night time temperatures are expected to be in the range of 14-21oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Moderate dust haze is expected to prevail over Ibadan, Oshogbo, Akure, Enugu and Awka while there are prospects of partly cloudy skies over the coastal cities like Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Eket. 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.

 


Source: News Express

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