NiMet Warns Of Haze Weather In 10 State

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has again warned of a possible deterioration of horizontal visibility occasioned by a noticeable advection of dust from its source region in Faya-Lageau in Chad Republic.

NiMet said the agency’s central forecast office observed that fresh dust has been raised over Faya-Lageau in Chad Republic.

This dust, according to NiMet’s spokesperson, Muntari Ibrahim “is currently being advected towards Nigeria.

“Its arrival into the country is expected to deteriorate horizontal visibility over most states in the North.”

The statement further observed that horizontal visibility values of less than or equal to 1000m is expected
over Borno,Yobe, Jigawa, Gombe, Taraba, Adamawa, Bauchi, Katsina, Zamfara and Kano.

NiMet also said the condition persisted from the evening of Friday, February 4, 2022, to Sunday, February 6, 2022.

Consequently flight operations may be disrupted and airline operators are advised to pick up their flight
folders and adhere to regulations, especially at aerodromes in the Northern parts of the country.

Road users should exert caution while driving along areas with poor visibility during this period.
People with respiratory problems should take caution.

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