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Weather Update: Fog Alerts and Changing Conditions Across the UAE

The National Centre of Meteorology anticipates largely sunny skies with some cloud cover over the UAE today.

The National Centre of Meteorology predicts generally fair weather conditions today, occasionally partly cloudy, across the UAE.

Alerts issued by the NCM caution residents about dense fog, reducing visibility in certain parts of the country until 10 am today. Red and yellow alerts have been issued accordingly.

Visibility Concerns:

A video shared by Storm Centre highlights thick fog on Al Dhafra Road during the early morning hours, emphasizing the extent of reduced visibility.

Anticipated temperature drops, especially in westward regions, have been forecasted by the NCM.

Abu Dhabi Police Advisory:

The Abu Dhabi Police, through X, has implemented reduced speed limits of 80km/hr on specific roads such as Mohammed Bin Rashid Road (Taff Bridge – Al Falah), Maktoum Bin Rashid Road (Al Smeeh – Al Shahama), and Abu Dhabi – Al Ain Road (Al Wathbah – Baniyas). 

Motorists are urged to exercise caution due to reduced visibility and adhere to displayed speed limits on electronic information boards.

Humidity is expected to increase by night and Wednesday morning, possibly leading to fog or mist formation in internal areas. Light to moderate winds are anticipated, gradually strengthening by evening, particularly over the sea.

Sea Conditions and Temperature Extremes:

Sea conditions will vary from slight to moderate, gradually turning rough in the Arabian Gulf by night and remaining slight in the Oman Sea. 

Temperature extremes are forecasted, ranging from a low of 7ºC in mountainous areas to a high of 30ºC in internal regions.

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