According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Wednesday morning and afternoon.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 27 to 34 and 15 to 26 degrees Celsius respectively.
It added that there would be chances of localised thunderstorms over Ibi, Makurdi and Lokoja in the afternoon and evening hours.
The agency predicted that the southern states would experience cloudy morning over the Inland cities with prospects of localised thunderstorms over Enugu, Abakaliki, Owerri, Awka, Akure, Oshogbo and Ado-Ekiti axis in the afternoon and evening hours.
It added that cloudy situation would prevail over the southwest coast with slim chances of localised thunderstorms over Calabar, Eket and Uyo in the morning hours.
NiMet also predicted afternoon and evening localised thunderstorms over Port-Harcourt, Yenagoa, Calabar, Uyo and Eket with day and night temperatures of 30 to 33 and 21 to 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
According to NiMet, northern states will experience dust haze condition with visibility range of two to five kilometers, in localised visibility of less than 1000m throughout the forecast period.
It said the region would have day and night temperatures in the range of 34 to 38 and 15 to 22 degrees Celsius respectively.
“The Northern states are expected to be in dust haze condition with visibility range of two to five kilo and localised visibility less than 1000 metres.
“Hazy conditions are expected over the central cities with possibilities of localised thunderstorms over the southern cities in the next 24 hours,’’ NiMet predicted.