UAE’s NCMS warns of rising sand, poor visibility on roads

Sea waves will rise up to 10 feet high, says National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology
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By Staff writer
Thu 20 Apr 2017 01:49 PM

The UAE weather bureau on Thursday warned of poor visibility on roads to due to rising sand and dust.

In a tweet, the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) said there will be poor visibility less than 2,000 metres due to rising sand and dust in suspension over scattered areas especially open land areas.

It also said maximum wind speed was between 50 and 60 kilometres per hour, with rough seas and waves rising as high as 10 feet.

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