NiMET Forecasts More Heat Across Nigeria in coming days

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Abuja

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) forecasts a hazy weather with thunderstorms across the country from Thursday to Saturday.

According to the weather outlook issued on Wednesday, the agency said there would be moderate dust haze on Thursday with visibility of between 2km and 5km.

Also, there will be localised visibility of less than 1km over the northern parts all through the projected three-day period.

According to it, while there would be a slight dust haze over the North Central region with patches of cloud over parts of Kogi, Benue and Kwara, there could be isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Osun, Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa, Lagos and Ogun during the afternoon and evening hours.

“Thick dust haze is anticipated over the northern parts on Friday”, NiMET added, advising the use of face masks where possible as there would be dust particles in the atmosphere.

“Airline operators are advised to get updated weather reports and forecasts from NiMet for effective planning of their operations” the agency said

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