The National Centre of Meteorology has warned residents over poor visibility, and urged motorists to drive carefully and within the speed limit.
The Dubai Police on Sunday morning handled over 1,800 emergency calls and recorded 24 traffic accidents (including two major accidents) from 6:00am until 9:00am due to the heavy fog in several areas of the emirate.
Aljunaibi, who is based in Abu Dhabi, shot the video just after sunrise from a tower block in the capital.
The National Center of Meteorology said Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and Ras Al Khaimah witnessed thick fog in the morning.
Fog causes low visibility across some internal and external routes in Dubai. Stay focused on the road, reduce your speed and maintain a safe distance, said Dubai Police.
“The first accident occurred on an internal road in Al Quoz Industrial Area in front of the Emirates Driving Institute, when a light vehicle collided with an e-scooter rider who was riding in an undesignated zone,” Al Mazrouei said. He noted that the biker was seriously injured and was taken to hospital for treatment.
The weather from Monday through Thursday is expected to be partly cloudy to cloudy sometimes with a chance of light rain on the sea and the western islands in the morning.
It started at midnight and continued until 9am, due to a surface air depression with a high air extension in the upper atmosphere.
Sheikh Hamdan has been capturing unique aerial photos and videos of Dubai’s landmarks.
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police calls on owners of heavy vehicles, trucks, buses as well as on owners and officials at companies transporting labourers to alert drivers of these types of vehicles to abide by the decision banning their movement during foggy weather and to enhance precautionary measures to avoid traffic accidents, to ensure everyone's safety.