Drive safe: Fog, poor visibility to hit UAE roads

Drive safe: Fog, poor visibility to hit UAE roads
Foggy morning in Al Nahda Dubai on Thursday morning, January 12, 2017. Photo by Shihab

Dubai - NCMS has warned against fog formation that could bring visibility down to less than 100m.



By Web Team

Published: Tue 17 Jan 2017, 6:59 AM

Last updated: Tue 17 Jan 2017, 2:17 PM

Parts of the UAE were covered with fog and mist in the wee hours of Tuesday, including Abu Dhabi - Al Ghuwaifat road, Liwa, Swiehan and Al Minhad. The National Center of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, has warned against fog formation that could bring visibility down to less than 100m. Motorists are advised to drive with extra caution.
 

Meteorologists have also warned of fresh winds and rough sea in western offshore areas of the Arabian Gulf.
Overall the weather is forecast to be partly cloudy to cloudy. The cloud amount will increase over some areas especially towards the north and eastward. Moderate winds are likely over the land and sea. The relative humidity is likely to increase during night and early morning over internal and coastal areas. Fog/mist may form especially over internal areas. Sea will be rough in the Arabian Gulf and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.
Meteorologists also predict chances of rain on Thursday.
nilanjana@khaleejtimes.com


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