The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) have predicted that, the harmattan weather that is currently being experienced across the country will persist till Sunday, February 16, 2020.
They added that the atmosphere will continually remain dry and hazy with drastic reduction in visibility values “of less than 1km to a little above 3km will be observed”.
In a release on a the weather update, signed by the agency’s deputy director, Joseph Porturphy, sighted by ghananewsonline.com.gh, GMA noted that “relative humidity values will be less than 20% over the Northern Ghana, 20-40% over the middle sector and 22-25% over the coastal belt”
The meteorological agency also warned that, the current weather conditions avails a high probability of fire outbreaks if precautionary measures are not adhered to.
They havs therefore advised Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) operators and the general public to among other things be mindful of naked fires, and cautious of lighting fires in forests, farmlands and open areas without extended fire belts unattended to.