NiMet explains prevalent hazy weather condition

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has given reasons for the present hazy weather conditions being experienced over the North and Central parts of the country in the last few days.

In a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, Mr Muntari Ibrahim, NiMet’s General Manager of Public Relations, echoed the prediction of the agency’s Central Forecast Office (CFO) on March 22.

“The present dust haze being experienced across the North and Central regions of the country resurfaced on March 25, had been anticipated by the CFO in its weather outlook issued on March 22.

“The dust event is as a result of the passage of the mid-latitude wave which helped in strengthening the surface pressure over the Sahara Desert region.

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“This activity resulted in the strengthening and intensification of the Saharan high-pressure cell, which progressively pushed down…

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