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UAE: Fog in Abu Dhabi causes flight disruptions Dec. 22

Thick fog in Abu Dhabi on Friday, December 22; flight delays and diversions reported

22 Dec 08:55 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 12/22/2017, 12:00 AM until 12/22/2017, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dubai). COUNTRY/REGION Abu Dhabi

Event

A thick fog blankets Abu Dhabi as of the morning of Friday, December 22 (local time), significantly reducing visibility in the city. Major flight delays are being reported at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), with several inbound flights diverted to Al Ain (AAN) and Dubai (DXB) airports. Road traffic could also be disrupted.

Advice

Individuals in Abu Dhabi are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm the status of their flight prior to departure for the airport, and allow for extra travel time in affected areas.

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