The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions in horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres over the central states of the county on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 24 to 33 and 10 to 21 degrees celsius.
It further predicted localised visibility of less than 1000m over few cities in the region throughout the forecast period.
The agency predicted that the Southern States would experience dust haze conditions with horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres during the forecast period.
It also predicted localised visibility of less than 1000m inland cities with day and night temperatures in the range of 30 to 33 and 15 to 21 degrees celsius.
According to NiMet, Northern states will experience thick dust haze in reduced horizontal visibility with day and night temperatures of 24 to 30 and 11 to 17 degrees celsius.
“There are indications for further deterioration in visibility over the country with thick dust haze conditions anticipated over the Northern states.
“The central cities down to the south are expected to be in dust haze condition with horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres and localised visibility of less than 1000m.”
By Sumaila Ogbaje