Sandstorm Warning: Strong winds, rough seas coming

By Divi S.

ABU DHABI¬†21 January 2018: The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), has urged motorists, all allergy patients, asthma, road users, and sea-vessels, to take all appropriate precautions due to the country’s exposure to Northwesterly, strong and dusty wind.

The centre said winds are expected to reduce horizontal visibility to 1,000-3,000 metres across different regions. It will be accompanied by rough to very rough sea and wave height ranges from 7-9 up to 12 feet in depth of the Arabian Gulf and rough sea with wave height in the depth of Sea of Oman between 5 – 7 feet as of 19:00 Saturday, 20th January 2018 until 14:00 on Monday, 22nd January 2018, said Wam.