Weather alert: Poor visibility due to sand, dust forecast today


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Dubai – It’s Friday today and most of the people must be planning to go for the outing but beware there is a weather warning. So before you plan any outing checkout of the weather first.

It is noticed that the climate has been hazy this week with light rains in some parts of the emirates. It is advised be prepared for rains over the weekend as the weather continues to be cloudy and unstable.

The National Center of Meteorology & Seismology has issued a warning about poor visibility of fewer than 2000 metres due to sand/dust as fresh winds hit the sea.

“Hazy and partly cloudy weather in general and cloudy at times with a chance of light rain especially over coasts, islands, Northern and Eastern areas. Moderate to fresh winds & strong at times over the sea, causing blowing sand/ dust reducing the horizontal visibility over the exposed areas. Sea will be rough to very rough at times over the Arabian Gulf and Moderate rough at times with clouds activity in Oman sea,” NCMS said in the morning.