Watch: Dust storm sweeps over Abu Dhabi skyline

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A dust storm swept across most regions of the UAE on Tuesday, as predicted by the weather bureau.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) had issued a code red alert, urging people to be extremely vigilant.

The dust storm hit the western part of the UAE on Tuesday morning, before sweeping across mainland Abu Dhabi.

Here's a time-lapse video of dust blanketing the skyline over the Abu Dhabi Corniche:

The alert is on till 10:00 pm on Tuesday.

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