Photo: Dense fog gripped the UAE for the second straight day, stunning morning scenes
Published on February 11, 2021 at 07.27
For the second day, fog engulfed various parts of the UAE on Thursday morning, affecting horizontal visibility across the country.
By 6am, the fog had affected visibility in parts of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah and other emirates with some parts reporting zero visibility.
According to the National Centre of Meteorology, fog formation started on Wednesday night and continued on Thursday morning.
Police have urged motorists to be cautious while driving and reduce speed limits on major roads to 80kmph.
Fog engulfed most major roads and vehicles were seen navigating the dense fog with their headlights on.
Officegoers had to take extreme care while crossing roads due to the low visibility.
Several residents faced delays getting to their offices as transport services were affected by the low visibility.
The sun peeks through a dense cloud of fog as a new day begins.
Towering hi-rises in the city were obscured as thick patches of fog descended on the city.