Thick fog blankets UAE, motorists warned


By Staff

Thick fog covered most parts of Dubai and neighbouring emirates on Saturday morning as motorists reported near-zero visibility. 

Authorities have warned motorists to proceed with caution and drive with headlights or fog lights to ensure safety on the roads.

The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has warned motorists to be more cautious while driving due to low horizontal visibility owing to fog.

According to NCMS, mild weather during the daytime with slight increase in temperatures, pleasant to rather cold by night over the internal and the mountainous areas. Weather will be fair to partly cloudy at times over some areas. Light to moderate winds in general. The relative humidity is likely to increase during night and early morning over internal and coastal areas, with a chance of fog formation. More info and photos