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In pictures/video: Dubai covered in blanket of fog

The fog caused heavy traffic jams and flight delays at Dubai’s airports.and Abu Dhabi's international airport

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Dubai was covered in a thick blanket of fog on Wednesday morning, in weather that is expected to last until Thursday. Fog also engulfed Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

The fog caused heavy traffic jams and flight delays at Dubai’s airports.and Abu Dhabi's international airport.

Police in the emirate warned motorists to be cautious while driving through the fog to avoid accidents.

Humidity is expected to increase on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 34 degrees Celsius in internal areas.

A heavy seasonal fog engulfed the skyscraper-lined skyline of Dubai for several hours, causing some flights to be delayed at the world's busiest international airport. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)