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Rain expected, UAE police urge caution

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The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has predicted weather on Monday to be partly cloudy to cloudy at times, especially in the east, with a chance of rain and a noticeable drop in temperatures.

It will become humid at night and on Tuesday morning, with a possibility of fog or light fog forming over some internal areas, NCM said in a statement.

The winds will be light to moderate in speed and active especially over the sea and will be dusty, it added.

Abu Dhabi Police have urged motorists to prioritise safe and attentive driving during rain and unpredictable weather, doubling down on the necessity of avoiding distractions and focusing solely on the road, according to WAM.

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“When the speed reduction system on roads is activated, motorists should strictly adhere to the designated speed limits; maintain a safe distance from other vehicles; avoid abrupt braking, and slow down considerably when turning to prevent skids. Pull over to the side of the road immediately if visibility becomes limited,” Abu Dhabi Police’s Traffic and Patrols Directorate said in a statement.

Driving in rain demands proactive measures for passengers’ safety, the statement said, stressing the importance

Tuesday weather in UAE

By Tuesday, the weather is expected to clear up, with partly cloudy skies, particularly in the west. There’s a chance of rain on Wednesday morning, with humidity persisting into the night and morning hours of Wednesday in some inland areas.

Winds on Tuesday will be northwesterly to northeasterly, light to moderate, occasionally becoming active, with speeds ranging from 10 to 20 kilometers per hour, possibly reaching 35 kilometers per hour. Sea conditions will be light to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and light in the Sea of Oman.

tanvir@dubainewsweek.com

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