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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 17 February 2019

UAE weather: Foggy winter mornings return

Commuters are warned of reduced visibiity in many parts of the country

A foggy start to the day on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Rory Reynolds / The National
A foggy start to the day on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Rory Reynolds / The National

Dubai woke up to a foggy yet sunny winter morning with temperatures hovering around 17°C.

The National Center of Meteorology warned motorists visibility may be reduced to less than 1km in some parts of the country.

Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai was affected as fog descended over parts of the road.

People should prepare for a cloudy weekend with high humidity at night and chance of fog in on Saturday morning.

After lows of 20s on Thursday, the mercury has shot back to high 30s today.

Temperatures will range between 14°C and 37°C along the coast, 13°C to 29°C inland and 8°C to 21°C in the mountains.

On Saturday, skies will be overcast and there is a chance of rain in the evening and at night.

For those heading to the beach and out to the sea, moderate winds and sea conditions are expected today in the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman.

Updated: February 1, 2019 09:40 AM

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