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Moderate dust haze, cloudy atmosphere to prevail on Sunday – NiMet

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted moderate haze conditions with horizontal visibility range of two to five kilometres over the central states of the country on Sunday.

NiMet’s prediction is contained in a Weather Outlook released by the Central Forecast Office on Saturday in Abuja.

It also predicted that Zaria and Kaduna might have visibility less than or equal to 1000m with day and night temperatures of 34 to 39 and 18 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.

NiMet predicted that Southern states would experience partly cloudy conditions over the inland cities and the coast in the morning hours with hazy conditions over the inland of the South East later in the day.

It also predicted localised thundery showers over Lagos, Ijebu-Ode, Yenagoa, Port-Harcourt, Eket, and Calabar during the afternoon and evening hours with day and night temperatures of 36 to 39 and 23 to 26 degrees Celcius respectively.

According to NiMet, Northern states will experience moderate dust haze conditions with visibility range of two to five kilometres.

“Katsina, Kano and Gusau may have visibility of less than or equal to 1000m during the forecast period with day and night temperature of 32 to 37 and 16 to21 degrees Celsius respectively.

“Dust haze condition is expected to still reduce horizontal visibility within the range of two to five kilometres over the northern and the central cities.

“Partly cloudy skies are anticipated over the Southern cities with prospects of thundery showers over the coastal areas later in the day,’’ NiMet predicted.

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