NiMet predicts 3-day haziness from Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted hazy weather condition from Wednesday to Friday across the country.

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja, predicted the North western states to be under moderate dust haze on Wednesday.

The agency further predicted horizontal visibility between three-km to seven -km with the North east to be in thick dust haze with horizontal visibility between 300m to 1, 500m during the forecast period in the region.

“The North central cities as well as the inland cities of the South should be predominantly in dust haze throughout the forecast period.

“The coastal region of the country should also experience dust haze throughout the day, ” it said.

According to NiMet, the Northern states are expected to be in thick dust haze on Thursday, with horizontal visibility of less than or equal to 1, 000m throughout the day.

The agency forecast the North central cities to be predominantly in moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility of two-km to five-km throughout the forecast period.

NiMet anticipated the inland and coastal regions to also experience moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility of two-km to five-km throughout the forecast period.

“For Friday, Northern states are expected to be in thick dust haze during the forecast period. The North central cities should be in thick dust haze throughout the day.

” Inland cities of South and coastal regions should be in moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility range between two-km to five-km and localised visibility of less than or equal to 1000m during forecast period, ” it said.

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