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Fog covers parts of UAE, poor visibility warning issued

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on September 7, 2019
Fog, Mist, poor visibility, UAE, Weather

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Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.

Fog and mist caused poor visibility in some parts of the UAE in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM) .

Fog has been reported over Dubai-Al Ain road, Sweihan and Al Dhafra area.

The NCM said that visibility could be less than 1,000 metres at times over some coastal and inland areas of the country.

Sharing today's weather report, the NCM said : "The weather is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general with temperatures are expected to reach highs of 48C internally and 45C on the coastal and islands."

In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 44C with lows of 31C. Abu Dhabi will have highs of 44C and lows of 30C, while in Sharjah the temperature is expected to reach up to 44C with lows of 27C.

The maximum humidity would be 70 to 95 per cent across coastal, 60 to 90 per cent in interior regions and between 40 to 60 per cent in the mountains.

Winds reaching speeds of 38kmph are also likely in some areas. Northwesterly winds might blow dust and sand over some exposed areas. Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.

The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.


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