x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 17 January 2018

Dust storms bring warning for drivers

Drivers have been warned to take extra care today with strong winds and poor visibility forecast throughout the country.

ABU DHABI // Drivers were warned to take extra care today with dust storms caused by strong winds forecast to spread from Al Gharbia. Visibility was expected to be down to just 1km in Al Gharbia, and the wind would spread throughout the country, the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology said. The centre discouraged boaters from putting to sea, saying conditions would be rough.

A spokesman also advised asthmatics to stay indoors as a precaution. @Email:newsdesk@thenational.ae