Red, yellow fog alert issued in UAE

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Heavy fog blanketed parts of the UAE on Tuesday morning reducing visibility, with the weather bureau urging residents to exercise caution on the roads.

Taking to their official Twitter handle, the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) issued a red and yellow fog alert for several parts of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

They added that visibility could drop further at times over some coastal and inland areas until 9:30 am.

Abu Dhabi Police reminded motorists to follow changing speed limits displayed on electronic information boards.

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