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NiMet predicts 3-day sunny, hazy weather from Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted three-day sunny and hazy weather conditions from Tuesday to Thursday across the country.

NiMet`s weather outlook, released on Monday in Abuja, predicted sunny and hazy atmosphere over the North western region on Tuesday.

The agency further predicted partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the Northern region with chances of thunderstorms over parts of Taraba and Southern Kaduna in the morning hours.

According to the agency, moderate dust haze from 3km to 5km should be expected over Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Yobe and Borno throughout the forecast period.

“Localized visibility of less than 1,000 metres is quite likely over a few areas. However, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms on Taraba state during the afternoon to evening hours.

“Cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine should prevail over the North central states during the morning hours. Later in the day, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Kogi, Kwara and Benue states.

“Cloudy skies should prevail over the inland and the coastal cities of the South with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Delta and Cross River states in the morning hours,” it said

The agency anticipated isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ebonyi, Osun and Ekiti state later in the day.

According to it, sunny and hazy conditions are anticipated over the Northern region on Wednesday.

It predicted cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine over the North central states throughout the forecast period.

“Cloudy skies should prevail over the inland and the coastal states during the morning hours with chances of isolated thunderstorms over Edo, Delta and Cross River.

“ Delta, Edo, Rivers, Enugu, Lagos, Ogun and Oyo states have prospects of isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon to evening hours,“ it said.

According to NiMet, sunny and hazy skies are anticipated over the Northern region throughout the forecast period with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over Taraba during the morning hours on Thursday.

It envisaged cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine over the North central states throughout the forecast period with prospects of isolated thunderstorms over Nasarawa, Kogi, Benue and Plateau state during the afternoon to evening hours.

NiMet predicted inland and the coastal cities of the South to be predominantly cloudy with chances of isolated thunderstorm over parts of Bayelsa, Edo, Imo, Osun, Ekiti, Ogun, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states later in the day.

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