Motorists urged to exercise caution during foggy weather
Image Credit: Abu Dhabi Police

Dubai: It’s a foggy morning in parts of Abu Dhabi, while it is partly cloudy in Dubai, Sharjah and other emirates.

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has issued red and yellow fog alerts in western parts of Abu Dhabi today. The alerts warned of deterioration in horizontal visibility, dropping further at times over some coastal and internal areas till 9am, today.

Abu Dhabi Police have urged motorists to drive carefully during the fog. “During periods of fog, the maximum speed on Abu Dhabi roads is reduced to 80 kilometres per hours, and motorists are urged to commit to this limit for their own safety and that of other road users,” the Police urged.

Today, the weather, in general, will be  partly cloudy with a slight decrease in temperature during the day time.

The maximum temperature in the country is expected to be between 30 -35°C, and the lowest temperature is expected to be between 14-21°C.

In the coastal areas, temperature highs will be between 29-33°C, and 20-27°C in the mountainous regions.

The NCM added: “Light to moderate winds, freshening at times will cause blowing dust and sand at a speed of 10 – 20, reaching 30 km/hr.”

Humidity will reach up to 75-95 per cent in the internal areas, whereas in the mountainous regions, it is expected to be 40-60 per cent.

The relative humidity is expected to increase by night and Friday morning, especially over coastal and internal areas, causing fog and mist formation.

The sea will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.