Driver Alert: White-out on UAE roads in morning?

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 26 September 2017: Early morning commuters today faced a white out as they emerged from their garages to drive to work.

mist humidity fog

The humidity had begun to build up last night and by 6am it was almost a total white-out in the more sparsely populated areas.


Drivers are advised to be careful and keep a safe distance and use fog lights.

However, the fog had started to dissipate by 7:45 am as the sun grew stronger.

The NCMS forecast for today says there will be hot weather during daytime, mild by night in general, and partly cloudy at times over some areas. Clouds will form over some eastern areas of the state.

Light to moderate winds in general, may freshen at times during afternoon. The relative humidity will increase during night and early morning times over some
coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog/mist formation. Sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.

So, there might be a white-out tomorrow morning also.