UAE weather alert: Sand storm warning issued

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on April 3, 2021
(File photo)

Police urge residents to drive cautiously as visibility has been affected.

Authorities in the UAE have urged drivers to be cautious due to low visibility caused by dust storms.

The police warned residents against taking videos of the storm.

The National Centre of Meteorology issued a code yellow alert, warning of 40km/h winds causing dust storms over exposed areas from 2.45pm to 8pm.

The NCM also predicted that visibility would be reduced to less than 2,000 metres.

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