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“Expect 3 days of sunshine, dust haze across Nigeria”- NiMet warns



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The recent weather outlook released by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Thursday forecast sunshine and dust haze from Saturday to Monday across the country.

According to NiMet’s forecast, states in the North and the North Central geo-political zones of the country are to expect moderate dust haze on Friday with horizontal visibility of 2Km to 5Km.

NiMet further disclosed that thick dust haze is anticipated over the northern states throughout the forecast period on Saturday.

The weather outlook also noted that moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility of 2Km to 5Km is anticipated over the North central region of the country throughout the forecast period.

NiMet urged members of the public with Asthma and other respiratory issues to be cautious of the present weather situations due to dust particles in suspension, adding that, night–time cold temperatures should be expected.

Furthermore, the agency advised the public against driving and walking through flood waters as the moderate to heavy rainfall that is anticipated may cause flash floods.

Also, NiMet urge Nigerian citizens, disaster risk managers, and agencies to be proactive and take necessary steps against the strong winds that may like precede and accompany thunderstorms, to forestall loss of lives and properties.