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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

UAE traffic: heavy traffic in parts of Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Foggy conditions in the capital and several accidents in Dubai have caused traffic congestion across both cities

Early morning fog in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National
Early morning fog in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National

Congestion plagued roads on Tuesday, with several accidents blocking major thoroughfares in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Foggy conditions in Abu Dhabi saw a backlog at several busy intersections across the capital. Heavy traffic was reported on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street near Abu Dhabi Police Officer’s Club, as well as on Maqta Street and Khaleej Al Arabi Road.

In Dubai, a major crash was reported on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road E31, causing congestion and delay for commuters in Mirdif.

An accident was reported on Al Ittihad Road towards Dubai, which caused delays for commuters’ due to tailbacks. Motorists travelling on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road from Mirdif towards Al Khawaneej were also caught in long queues.

Congestion has been reported in Airport Road, Al Warqa, and Al Nahda.

Vehicles were also at standstill Al Qusais area, Al Mizhar and Muhaisnah.

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