UAE traffic: Heavy congestion on Dubai, Sharjah roads
Motorists are advised to be extra cautious while driving in foggy weather.
Dense fog in parts of the city slowed commuters on Sunday morning. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has called on drivers to take all precautions and follow traffic regulations because of fog formation with poor visibility.
Chance of Fog formation and Deteriorating of horizontal visibility to lower levels may sometimes be lacking over some Northern coastal and internal areas, during the period from 04:30 AM until 08:00 AM Sunday 05 / 07 / 2020. pic.twitter.com/qTNbsD8Cun- ?????? ?????? ??????? (@NCMS_media) July 5, 2020
Fog was particularly dense on Sheikh Zayed Road, which caused slow-moving traffic when approaching the Dubai Parks and Resort towards Abu Dhabi and over Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road near Al Maktoum International Airport.
Dubai Police reported the accident at 9:15am and advised motorists to take caution and take alternative routes to avoid long delays.
"Accident on Al Khail Road towards Jebel Ali, resulting in traffic delays. Please drive carefully and safely," Dubai Police said on Twitter.
Traffic build-up was reported near Jumeirah Village Circle, Al Barsha, Al Quoz 1, Ras Al Khor Industrial Area and near Last Exit on Shaikh Zayed Road heading towards Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club - Abu Dhabi.
In Sharjah traffic was heavy on E311 Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road from Sharjah Industrial area towards Muhaisnah in Dubai.
Slow moving traffic was also reported on the E11 route - from Sharjah to Dubai - particularly in Al Nahda, leading up to Hor Al Anz East.
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