The UAE reduces maximum speed on some roads due to dense fog

The weather in the UAE today promises a gradual reduction in temperatures, presenting a fair and partly cloudy day, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).

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Anticipated weather conditions

Residents in the UAE can anticipate a gradual reduction in temperatures today, with fair and partly cloudy conditions prevailing, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM). However, the NCM has also issued red and yellow alerts for certain areas due to dense fog, cautioning residents about reduced visibility until 10 a.m. today.

Thick Fog Alerts

A video shared by the Storm Center illustrates the prevalence of thick fog on Al Dhafra Road during the early morning hours. The NCM underscores the potential decrease in temperatures, particularly in the western regions of the country.

Abu Dhabi Police Measures

In response to the weather conditions, the Abu Dhabi Police has implemented safety measures by reducing the speed limit on select roads in the emirate. Specifically, the speed limit has been adjusted to 80 km/hr on 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 advised to exercise caution due to reduced visibility and to adhere to changing speed limits displayed on electronic information boards.

Nighttime and Wednesday Conditions

As the day progresses, the weather is expected to become more humid by night and Wednesday morning, with a likelihood of fog or mist formation in some internal areas. Additionally, light to moderate winds are forecasted, gradually strengthening by evening over the sea.

Sea Conditions

In the Arabian Gulf, the sea is forecast to become a little rougher over the night, while in the Oman Sea, it is expected to remain slightly calm.

Temperature Range

The temperature range is forecast to vary, with the lowest temperatures dropping to 7 ºC in mountainous areas and the highest temperatures reaching 30 ºC in internal regions of the country.

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