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Caution: Sandstorm expected to hit UAE today

Northwesterly winds expected to stir up strong dust clouds

9 Jun 2016 | 11:35 am

The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has urged motorists to exercise caution when driving due to a sandstorm that is expected to sweep across the UAE on Thursday.

The national weather bureau also advised drivers to reduce their speed and leave enough distance between vehicles, as it anticipates an active northwesterly wind to stir up strong dust clouds.

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