Desert fog?

Dubai is a small dot on a huge desert landscape, so friends overseas are always surprised when I tell them that that fog has caused chaos on the roads and with air traffic.

We’ve had thick fog the last couple of mornings, 150 road accidents in 2 hours and 25 flights diverted from Dubai International airport. Humidity was 98%, which means thick fog and visibility down to a few metres. Here’s what we get:


3 Comments so far

  1. Farrukh Ahmed (unregistered) on February 28th, 2007 @ 9:12 am

    seems almost unbelievable!

  2. Timur (unregistered) on February 28th, 2007 @ 11:13 am

    is it a real fog or just something to do with sand-storm?

  3. Seabee (unregistered) on March 2nd, 2007 @ 11:34 am

    No sandstorm, no wind, it’s just thick fog.

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