Motorists cautioned as dust storms expected to hit country after fog

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Motorists cautioned as dust storms expected to hit country after fog
By Mahmood Saberi, Senior Reporter GULF NEWS Published: February 18, 2008, 14:26

Dubai: Very strong Shammal winds with speed of over 45 kmp/h will hit the country on Wednesday whipping up dust, according to the Dubai Meteorological office.

The winds will bring down temperature by three to four degrees to about 24 degrees Celsius. The unsettled weather will continue till Friday morning when it will start to clear up.

Motorists should be on the alert early on Tuesday morning as there is still a chance of fog. On Monday morning, thick fog shrouded the emirates, bringing visibility down to 100 meters.