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Dubai airport, Emirates report flight disruptions due to fog

Dubai airport, Emirates report flight disruptions due to fog

Fog could cause delays of up to an hour on arriving and departing flights

Heavy fog disrupted flights at the Dubai airport on Wednesday, with Emirates airlines also cautioning passengers of possible delays.

In a statement, Dubai Airports warned that heavy fog could cause delays of up to an hour on arriving and departing flights.

“Dubai Airports is working with airlines, air traffic control and control authorities to minimise customer inconvenience,” it added.

In a message on Twitter, Emirates airline also urged travellers to contact them for any fog-related assistance.

The UAE’s National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has warned of heavy fog this week in various parts of the country.

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NCMS said that relative humidity is likely to increase during the night and early morning, with a chance of fog/mist formation in some coastal and internal areas.

Motorists have also been cautioned to drive carefully on the roads due to poor visibility.

“Leave enough distance between vehicles ahead and do not overtake the front vehicles,” the Dubai Police tweeted this morning.

Social media has been flooded with pictures and videos of the misty weather conditions in the country.

Good morning everyone ? from #Dubai ?? عسى الخير في صباح الجميع

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