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Fog covers parts of UAE, poor visibility warning issued

Fog, Mist, poor visibility, UAE, Weather

Dubai - Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.

By Web Report

Published: Sat 7 Sep 2019, 7:22 AM

Last updated: Sat 7 Sep 2019, 2:20 PM

Fog and mist caused poor visibility in some parts of the UAE in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM) .
Fog has been reported over Dubai-Al Ain road, Sweihan and  Al Dhafra area.

The NCM said that visibility could be less than 1,000 metres at times over some coastal and inland areas of the country.
Sharing today's weather report, the NCM said : "The weather is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general with temperatures are expected to reach highs of 48°C internally and 45°C on the coastal and islands."
In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 44°C with lows of 31°C. Abu Dhabi will have highs of 44°C and lows of 30°C, while in Sharjah the temperature is expected to reach up to 44°C with lows of 27°C.
The maximum humidity would be  70 to 95 per cent across coastal, 60 to 90 per cent in interior regions and between 40 to 60 per cent in the mountains.
Winds reaching speeds of 38kmph are also likely in some areas. Northwesterly winds might blow dust and sand over some exposed areas. Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.
The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.

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