Following the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet);dust haze has hit several parts of the North.
NiMet weather forecast on Wednesday, November 3rd showed that states like Niger, Kebbi, parts of Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Katsina are already covered with dust-haze
NiMet advised motorists to adhere to recommended tyre pressure by the manufacturers especially during the hot days to safeguard against tyre burst.
NiMet said with reduced visibilities, flight delays or cancellations, in compliance with safety regulations may not be unexpected.
The weather report showed that NiMet observed movement of dust plumes from the source region (Niger and Chad ) where Dust-Haze and haziness in relatively low visibility values,are expected into the county within the from today in some Norther Nigeria states.
A release issued by NiMet yesterday indicates that “In the next 24 hours, there are good prospects of DUST HAZE (in moderate horizontal visibility, 2000m – 5000m) over Maiduguri, Yobe, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Gombe, Bauchi and Jigawa States, while other northern states (including North-central) could report SUNNY & HAZY (visibility of 5–7km). It is expected that this weather condition will persist for the next 3 days. Worthy of note is the observed gradual increase of the Day-Time Temperature”. It read.