x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 January 2018

UAE motorists cautioned as dense fog returns

Dense fog returns to the UAE and motorists have been urged to take extra care on the roads as visibility drops.

DUBAI // Motorists have been urged to take extra precautions on the roads as heavy fog returns to parts of the country.

The National Center of Meteorology and Seismology has warned drivers to be careful on the roads due to dense fog causing low visibility.

Heavy fog was reported in Jebel Ali, Al Faqa and Al Faya.

Visibility was as low as 600 metres at the Al Ain airport, while there was light fog at Al Bateen airport with a visibility of 4,000 metres.

There was also heavy fog on Abu Dhabi-Al Ain road.

However the fog has started to subside, said a NCMS spokesperson.