Met warns of low visibility, mercury dips in UAE

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on October 22, 2017
Met warns of low visibility, mercury dips in UAE

Maximum temperatures will surge to 38C inland

Fog and mist covered parts of the UAE in the early hours of Sunday, including coastal and western areas of the emirates.

The National Center of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, has warned against fog formation that could bring visibility down to less than 1000m at times. Motorists are advised to drive with extra caution.

The forecast for today is fair in general during daytime, while being partly cloudy and hazy at times with a slight fall in day temperatures, the NCMS said.

Maximum temperatures will surge to 38C inland, with lows of 17C expected in the mountains. Humidity levels could be as high as 90 per cent in the internal areas.

The relative humidity is likely to increase during night and early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog/mist formation.

Light to moderate winds in general, freshening at times during afternoon and may cause blowing dust over some exposed areas.

Sea will be rough in the Arabian Gulf specially westward and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.

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