Harmattan: Drivers cautioned against poor visibility

harmattan-620x330The Ghana Meteorological Agency has advised motorists to be cautious on the roads especially in the mornings due to poor visibility brought on by the harmattan season.

The weather agency is predicting an intense harmattan period this year, which will affect visibility drastically.

The local aviation industry has already been affected as domestic airlines have been grounded for about two weeks with the  Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) warning that the weather may only be safe for flights until after December 15, 2015.In an interview with Citi News, Principal Officer at the Ghana Meteorological Agency, Muller Tsatsu Tsiame, said that any reckless speeding may result in an accident, hence the need for caution on the part of drivers.

He stated that the level of visibility on roads will fall below 1,000 meters and drivers may not be able to see far off hence the need for care on the roads.

source: citifmonline.com

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