NiMet Forecasts 3-day Haze, Thunderstorms From Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, says there will be haziness and thunderstorms across the country from Thursday to Saturday.

It declared in its weather outlook issued on Wednesday in Abuja that there would be moderate dust haze on Thursday with visibility of between 2km and 5km.

It anticipated localised visibility of less than 1km over the northern parts all through the projected three-day period.

NiMET stated also that there would be slight dust haze over the North Central region with patches of cloud over parts Kogi, Benue and Kwara.

It predicted a cloudy atmosphere with spells of sunshine over inland states.

It stated that there could be isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Osun, Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa, Lagos and Ogun during the afternoon and evening hours.

“On Friday, thick dust haze is anticipated over the northern parts,” NiMET added,

It advised 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,” it stressed.