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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

UAE traffic: Vehicles backed up for 3km on main Abu Dhabi road

Drivers are experiencing heavy congestion on the capital's Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street

Much of Abu Dhabi and Dubai remain clear of congestion, but commuters in the capital faced a severe tailback in one area. The National
Much of Abu Dhabi and Dubai remain clear of congestion, but commuters in the capital faced a severe tailback in one area. The National

Traffic was heavy for commuters heading into Abu Dhabi at 8am on Tuesday morning, with vehicles backed up for up to 3km on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street.

Cars, vans and lorries were lined up along the route, also known as Salam Street, from the Mangroves to Sheikh Zayed Bridge.

Traffic was otherwise regular on the capital's roads as well as those in Dubai, with no major accidents reported.

It follows flooding and major disruption to roads, particularly in Dubai, after heavy rain hit on Sunday night and into Monday morning.

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