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Motorists warned as sandstorms continue to blast the UAE

Dubai in the haze of a sandstorm.
Dubai in the haze of a sandstorm. Image by Lars Plougmann / CC BY-SA 2.0

The sandstorms that have been blasting the UAE over the past few days are set to continue, with high winds and overcast skies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and other parts of the country. Motorists have been warned of very low visibility and are urged to reduce speeds on the road until conditions improve. Read more: thenational.ae