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Weather: Fog blankets UAE, temperature drops to 4.5°C

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on January 15, 2021 | Last updated on January 15, 2021 at 09.39 am

The Dubai Police warned motorists of dense fog on Dubai-Al Ain Road and urged them to drive with caution.

The lowest temperature in the UAE on Friday was recorded in Barakah, the National Centre of Meteorology has announced.

The centre recorded 4.5 degree Celsius in Barakah at 7.30am.

After a speed limit reduction on major external roads in Abu Dhabi due to dense fog in the morning, the police announced it would be back to normal.

Dense fog formation affected visibility in various parts of the UAE and the police announced reduction of speed limit to 80kmph on major roads.

The Abu Dhabi Police said Speed limit reduction is applicable on Dubai-Al Ain Road, Abu Dhabi-Al Ain Road and Sweihan-Al Hayer Road.

The Dubai Police warned motorists of dense fog on Dubai-Al Ain Road near Al Lusaili Bridge and Al Qudra area and urged them to drive with caution.

The National Meteorological Centre also alerted drivers about fog affecting visibility in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

In its fog alert on Twitter, the centre warned about fog formation near Al Ain International Airport, Bani Yas-Al Wathbah Road, Al Shahama and various parts of Al Ain.





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