UAE weather: Abu Dhabi blanketed in fog
The fog will burn off to leave a partly sunny day with a rise in temperatures
Coastal areas of Abu Dhabi were blanketed in fog on Monday, creating hazardous driving conditions for early morning commuters.
The UAE’s weather bureau issued an alert in the early hours of the morning, saying a large section of the UAE coastline, from the border with Saudi Arabia in the west up to Dubai in the east was covered in fog.
Abu Dhabi Police urged drivers late on Sunday to be careful and to follow the variable speed limits displayed on digital signs.
The fog is expected to burn off by 9am, leaving a partly sunny day, which will be accompanied with a rise in temperatures.
Temperatures in Abu Dhabi are expected to reach 25°C, but in Dubai it will be significantly warmer, with a high of 30°C.
Winds will be light to moderate and will become gusty at times over the sea.
Updated: February 18, 2020 09:59 AM