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UAE: Travel disruptions at Dubai airport due to heavy fog March 29

Dense fog in the UAE results in flight delays and cancelations at Dubai airport as well as road travel disruptions on March 29

29 Mar 10:03 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dubai). COUNTRY/REGION Dubai International Airport

Event

Flight delays and cancelations are being reported at  Dubai International Airport (DXB) ) as of Friday morning (local time), March 29, due to dense fog. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM), along with the police, have issued warnings for drivers due to the reduced visibility on major roads. In some areas visibility is less than 500 m (1640 ft).

Context

Fog is common in the UAE and often results in transportation disruptions.

Advice

Individuals in the UAE are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport, allow for extra travel time in affected areas, and exercise caution when driving.

 

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