ALERT: Intensive Harmattan Weather Expected To Hit Ghana [Check]

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Harmattan weather is expected to intensify over Ghana.

In a statement released by the Ghana Meteorological Agency on January 19, 2021 sighted by has revealed that the Harmattan weather is expected to intensify over the country from today January 20, 2021 and continue into the weekend.

The agency stated that Dust has been raised from the source region (around Chad) and is expected to be advected into the country to deteriorate surface visibility.

It was further disclosed that as a result of the influx of the dry and dusty continental winds, the Northern part of the nation is expected to be drier with relative humidity of less than 20% and below 50% over parts of the southern sector.

This encroachment of dryness mostly increases the chances of fire outbreaks.

The agency emphatically stated, Ghanaians and the general public as a whole are advised to be cautious of handling naked fires.

Similarly, drivers, riders and pedestrians are to be careful on the roads due to poor visibility.


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