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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy weather condition from Tuesday to Thursday across the country.

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Monday in Abuja predicted thick dust haze over the Northern region throughout the forecast period on Tuesday.

According to the agency, moderate dust haze should prevail over North-Central and inland cities of South with horizontal visibility values ranging from 2,000m to 5,000m and localised horizontal visibility of less than or equal to 1, 000m throughout forecast period.

“Morning fog or misty atmosphere with few patches of clouds are anticipated over the coastal cities of the South within the forecast period.

“However, slim chances of isolated rains are anticipated over Bayelsa, Rivers, Lagos, Ogun and Delta in the afternoon or evening period,” it said.

The agency forecasted thick dust haze over the Northern cities throughout the period on Wednesday.

It further forecasted moderate dust haze with visibility values ranging from 2,000m to 5,000m over the North-Central and inland cities of the South throughout the forecast period.

“Fog or mist is anticipated in the morning hours over coastal cities of the South.

“Afterwards, the coastal cities should be under hazy atmosphere with few patches of cloud within the forecast period.

“Also, slim chances of isolated rains are anticipated over Rivers, Bayelsa and Eket in the afternoon and evening period,” it said.

According to NiMet, moderate dust haze with visibility values from 2,000m to 5,000m is expected over the Northern region within the forecast period on Thursday.

It anticipated moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility values ranging from 2,000m to 5,000m and localised horizontal visibility values of less than 1,000m over the North-Central and inland cities of the South throughout the forecast period.

The agency envisaged the coastal cities of the South to be hazy with few patches of cloud throughout the forecast
period.

Gabriel Agbeja

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