UAE weather: Heavy fog results in low visibility, humidity to touch 95%

NCMS has warned against fog formation that could bring visibility down to less than 1000m.

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UAE weather: Heavy fog results in low visibility, humidity to touch 95%

Parts of the UAE were covered with fog and mist in the early hours of Sunday, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.

The National Center of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, has warned against fog formation that could bring visibility down to less than 1000m. Motorists are advised to drive with extra caution.

The forecast for today is relatively hot in general during daytime, mild by night while being partly cloudy and hazy at times, the NCMS said.

The clouds will form over some eastern areas, becoming convective at times during afternoon, it said.

Light to moderate winds in general, freshening at times during afternoon and may cause blowing dust over some exposed areas.

The relative humidity is likely to increase during night and early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog/mist formation.

Sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.

Maximum temperatures will surge to 44°C inland, with lows of 23°C expected in the mountains. Humidity levels could be as high as 90 per cent.

The NCMS also noted that on Monday and Tuesday, the conditions are likely to be the same. More info  khaleejtimes.com