Foggy weather in the morning in Dubai South. Image Credit: Manuel Almario/Gulf News

Dubai: UAE residents woke up to foggy weather across the country on Thursday morning. Motorists have been advised to be extra cautious due to poor visibility on the roads.

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The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) issued yellow and red alerts early this morning. Fog has been reported over Dubai – Al Ain Road towards Al Lisaili, Jebel Ali, Al Khawaneej, Al Aweer, Expo Dubai, and Sharjah International Airport, Madinat Zayed, Al Dhafra and Kizad – Al Ajban Road in Abu Dhabi, and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.

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According to the NCM, the weather will be sunny to partly cloudy and cloudy at times over the islands by night, with a gradual increase in temperatures.

It is going to be humid by night and on Friday morning with a chance of fog or mist formation again over some coastal areas, tomorrow morning.

Maximum temperature in the internal regions of the country will be between 30 and 34°C. Temperatures will reach highs of 25 to 29°C in the coastal areas and islands and 20 to 25°C over the mountains.

The lowest temperature was recorded at 10.5°C in Jais Mountain, Ras Al Khaimah at 12.15am.

Expect light to moderate winds in the Southeast to Northeast direction at the speed 10 to 20 reaching 30km/hr.

The sea will be relatively calm in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman sea.