Dust Storm In UAE: Here’s How To Drive Safely

by Ishita Agarwal
Dust Storm In UAE: Here’s How To Drive Safely

If dust storms occur inside the nation, the UAE has issued directives to drive carefully on the roadways. Driving in conditions when there is a lot of dust might be difficult. When the weather was adverse, the officials stressed the need to maintain a cautious driving style. 

Driver’s Safety Tips for Dust Storm in UAE 

  • Before setting out on the roads, check to see if the headlights of the car are operating correctly 
  • Drive with extreme caution at all times. When changing lanes, proceed with caution.
  • Keep a safe gap between the car in front of you and the one behind you.
  • If there is dust, make sure the window glass is closed and turn on the air conditioner.

According to the report of the Khaleej Times, the meteorological agency had forecast a strong dust storm in the UAE earlier today. With windy weather, temperatures are expected to plummet during the following three days.



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Blowing and suspended dust, particularly Westward, will be caused by moderate to fresh north-westerly winds that may be stronger over the sea, decreasing horizontal vision. Wind speeds of 15 to 35 km/hr, with gusts up to 45 km/hr, are expected for the remainder of the week.

The water will be moderate to rough in the Arabian Gulf and minor in the Oman Sea in the following days. Multiple sandstorms have disrupted flight operations in Kuwait and Iraq. 

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