LAGOS: The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions over the central States of the country on Thursday.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 30 to 40 and 13 to 26 degrees Celsius respectively.
The agency predicted that the southern states would experience partly cloudy to cloudy morning with localised rain over Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Abeokuta, Eket, Akure, and environs during the afternoon and evening period.
It also predicted day and night temperatures of 32 to 38 and 18 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively over the region during the forecast period.
According to NiMet, Northern states will experience dust haze throughout the forecast period with visibility within the range of two to five kilometres and localised visibility of less than or equal to 1000 metres.
“Northern states are expected to have day and night temperatures in the range of 31 to 34 and 16 to 20 degrees Celsius respectively.
“Dust haze is expected over the Northern cities down to Central states Sunny and hazy conditions are anticipated.
“There are indications of increased cloudiness with chances of localised rainfall activities over the southern region within the next 24 hours,” NiMet predicted. (NAN)