UAE Weather Alert: Drive Carefully As A Red & Yellow Fog Alert Has Been Issued!

Yellow Fog Alert
by Anupriya Mishra

Monday blues can be a pretty big reason for many not wanting to step out. But when it comes to professional commitments, there’s no procrastinating. And if you’re also stepping out, then you’d want to be aware that a red and yellow fog alert has been issued. Here’s everything you need to know before venturing out for the day!

Expected Winds Speed At 50 Kilometres Per Hour

Yellow Fog Alert

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The National Centre of Meteorology issued a directive saying that the day is going to be hazy and partly cloudy. As moderate to fresh winds are expected to blow strong over the sea, there is also a warning of strong winds and rough seas. In the alert issued by the NCM, the northwesterly winds may reach up to 50 kilometres per hour and the sea might be rough with the wave height expected to reach 9 feet offshore of the Arabian Gulf till 9 AM.

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Yellow Fog Alert Issued

Dubai Fog

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As a result, the authorities have issued a yellow fog alert in certain areas of the country. In fact, it is expected that the temperatures can be as high as 30°C in the country. Additionally, mercury may rise to 23°C in Abu Dhabi and 24°C in Dubai. But it is also worth noting that the temperatures can be as low as 18°C in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. While the same could be at 9°C in the mountainous regions.

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As it happens, it is predicted to be humid by night, and by Tuesday morning, a probability of fog or mist formation over certain internal areas is expected. As a result, humidity levels will range between 55% and 85% in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Not to mention, the conditions during the day will remain rough, becoming moderate by nighttime in the Arabian Gulf and moderate to rough in the Oman Sea.

So if you are planning to step out, don’t forget to be extra careful, as visibility may be affected. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to inform your loved ones about this by tagging them in the comments below.

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