UAE weather: Speed limit reduced due to fog, temperature 4.9°C recorded near border areas

Abu Dhabi - Police urge drivers to be cautious as weather body warns horizontal visibility is likely to be less than 1000 metre

By Web Report

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2021, 5:45 AM

Last updated: Thu 14 Jan 2021, 8:52 AM

The Abu Dhabi Police on Thursday announced that speed limit on Abu Dhabi-Al Ain Road has been reduced to 80kmph.

On their official Twitter page, the police posted: “Speed reduction system activated to 80 Km/h on (Abu Dhabi - AlAin ) Road.” The police urged people to be cautious while driving.

This announcement came after the National Centre of Meteorology issued a warning of fog formation and reduced visibility in various areas, including parts of Al Ain. The weather body said horizontal visibility will be less than 1000 metres in certain areas till 9.30am.

In Al Dhafra region, Bu Hamrah, Hamim and Al Haffa areas also witness thick fog, which is affecting visibility.

Satellite images indicate that has fog beginning to form in the interior regions.

According to the NCMS, a temperature of 4.9 ° C was recorded near the border at 7.30 am UAE time.

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