Haziness and sunshine from Saturday to Monday across the country has been forecast by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency.
The weather outlook released on Friday in Abuja by NiMet, predicted moderate dust haze on Saturday with horizontal visibility of 2km and 5km over the northern region during the forecast period.
It said, “A sunny sky in a hazy atmosphere is expected over the north-central cities and the inland cities of the south. It anticipated partly cloudy skies in a hazy atmosphere over the coastal belt of the country.”
The forecast also expected some prospects of localised thunderstorms over parts of Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Cross River states later in the day.
It stated that sunny skies in hazy atmosphere is expected over the inland cities of the South during the forecast period, adding that hatches of clouds in hazy atmosphere is expected over the coastal cities throughout the forecast period.
For Monday, it explained that moderate dust haze with horizontal visibility of 2km to 5km is anticipated over the North, North central and the inland cities of the South during the forecast period.
It said that few cloud patches are expected in hazy atmosphere over the coastal cities throughout the forecast period, while the agency urged the public to take necessary precautions as dust particles are suspended.
It also urged people with asthma and other respiratory issues to be cautious of the present weather situation and advised airline operators to get updated weather reports from NiMet for effective planning in their operations.