A dust storm warning has been issued by the UAE National Centre of Meteorology, with waves expected to rise up to 1.8 metres at sea.
A yellow alert is in place until 8:00 pm this evening, especially in exposed areas of the UAE.
This means people must be vigilant if they're engaged in outdoor activities.
Winds of up to 50 kilometres an hour are forecast, blowing dust and reducing visibility.
Fresh to strong Northwesterly To Westerly winds with a speed reaching 50 km/h especially over the sea, causing blowing dust, reducing the horizontal visibility to less than 3000 m at times over the exposed areas especially Northward & Eastward, from 10:00 till 20:00 today Sunday pic.twitter.com/k0ZJaGokUF— المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media) March 21, 2021