ABUJA/Nigeria: The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of sunny and hazy weather conditions from Monday to Wednesday.
NiMet`s weather outlook for the three days released in Abuja, predicted sunny and hazy conditions over the northern region during the forecast period.
It predicted that Kebbi, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Dutse, Borno and Yobe states would experience slight dusty hazy conditions.
According to the agency, sunny skies with patches of cloud should prevail over the north-central states on Monday.
“Cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine should prevail over inland and coastal cities of the south.
“There are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Cross River, Edo, Delta and Akwa Ibom during the morning hours.
“Later in the day, isolated thunderstorms are expected over parts of Imo, Ebonyi, Ogun, Bayelsa, Lagos and Akwa Ibom during the afternoon and evening hours,’’ it stated.
Nimet said that slight dusty haze was anticipated over the northern region on Tuesday.
It forecasted sunny skies with patches of cloud over the north-central states during the forecast period.
The agency envisages the inland and the coastal cities of the south to be under cloudy skies with sunshine intervals during the morning hours.
It stated that there were chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Edo and Delta.
It anticipates isolated thunderstorms over parts of Ondo, Enugu, Delta, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Lagos and Cross River.
It stated also that slight dusty haze was expected over northern region during the morning hours on Wednesday.
It added that there were chances of moderate dusty haze in the region with localised visibility of less than or equal to 3,000 metres later in the day.
The agency predicted partly cloudy to sunny skies over the north-central region in the morning hours with chances of hazy atmosphere during the afternoon and evening hours.
It envisaged inland and coastal cities of the south to be cloudy with sunshine intervals during morning hours.
NiMet added that there were chances of isolated thunderstorms over Imo, Abia, Lagos, Cross River and Rivers during afternoon and evening hours.