The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions with horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres over the central states of the county on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Monday, December 25 also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 26 to 33 and 10 to 20 degrees Celsius respectively.
It further predicted that localised visibility of less than or equal to 1000m were likely over some places within the region throughout the forecast period.
The agency predicted that the Southern States would experience moderate dust haze conditions over the inland cities and the coast throughout the forecast period.
It also predicted day and night temperatures of 29 to 33 and 16 to 23 degrees Celsius respectively over the southern region.
According to NiMet, Northern States will experience thick dust haze throughout the forecast period with day and night temperatures in the range of 24 to 31 and 11 to 15 degrees Celsius respectively.
“With a fresh dust plume raised from the source region, thick dust haze conditions are expected to prevail over the northern cities.
“The central cities are expected to be in dust haze condition with horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres.
“However, localised visibility of less than or equal 1000m are expected over some few places while moderate dust haze is expected over the inland cities and the coast within the next 24 hours,” NiMet predicted.
By Sumaila Ogbaje