Shaikh Hamdan's breathtaking shots of Burj Khalifa engulfed in fog
Photo via Instagram / faz3
Dubai - In a series of images posted on Instagram, Shaikh Hamdan is sending social media into a spin.
By Curated by Nilanjana Gupta
Published: Mon 5 Dec 2016, 3:14 PM
Last updated: Tue 6 Dec 2016, 1:18 AM
Thick fog has blanketed Dubai... and Shaikh Hamdan's Instagram page.
While you clear your windscreen and struggle to drive through the foggy roads, take a moment to pause and look around. Dubai looks breathtaking with all its sparkling skyscrapers, covered in shades of grey and white. Whether rain, shine or fog, the city is always a photographer's delight.
In a series of images posted on Instagram, Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council is sending social media into a spin. The photograph taken from a high-rise building using his iPhone has already garnered more than 101,000 likes.
Here are a few other picturesque moments captured by Shaikh Hamdan:
Here were some more from his archive taken a few months ago:
Many parts of the UAE, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, were covered in thick, dense fog on Monday morning.
The national met agency, NCMS, has predicted foggy weather over the next few days.
NCMS inform residents on Twitter about the fog's formation across the country, with satellite images showing patches of fog descending over the UAE:
Motorists are urged to drive cautiously and passengers are urged to check their flight status on http://bit.ly/UAEWeather and Dubai Airports on Twitter for the latest information regarding flights.
The detailed weather forecast for today is fair to partly cloudy weather over some areas. Moderate winds, freshen at times over western sea areas.
The relative humidity is likely to increase by night and tomorrow early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog/mist formation over the next few days.
Mercury is likely to drop to 12°C while the maximum temperature is expected to be around 28°C.
Sea will be rough in the Arabian Gulf becoming moderate by night and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.
Traffic alertMotorists were advised to decrease their speed on many major roads across the country as fog impacted visibility.
An accident was also reported on S112 Maliha Rd before E611-Emirates Rd intersection
Another accident was reported on International Road in Abu Dhabi - inbound - after Khalifa A:
Sharjah wakes up to foggy, misty Monday morning:
The view outside KT office today: