"The smog is a huge concern for us because there are so many cars now and the population has increased so much," said Afia Khan, who joined the initiative in August.
Kuwait will close schools and universities nationwide for a day due to unstable weather conditions, the country's education minister said on Sunday.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) expected the weather to be clear to partly cloudy as of Monday until next Thursday, with chances of fog formation in different areas of the country, accompanied by a rise in temperatures.
Dense fog blanketed different areas of the UAE on Wednesday, which lasted for 7 hours. The formation of fog started at 2am and continued until 9am as a result of the country being affected by weak surface pressures, accompanied by an atmospheric high extension in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Thick fog continued to form for the second day in a row across various parts in the country on Thursday. The fog lasted for 12 hours and a half in several areas of the country on Thursday, as it started at exactly 10 pm and continued until 10:30am, because of the country being affected by surface high-pressure systems, accompanied with a ridge of upper air high pressure, according to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM).
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) expects the weather on Tuesday to be dusty to partly cloudy in general, and tend to be cold during daytime and cold by night. Humid by night and Wednesday morning with a probability of fog or mist formation over some eastern inland areas.
Abu Dhabi Police called on motorists to adhere to safe driving and follow the speed limit of 80 km during fog formation and to leave an adequate safe distance between vehicles.
For almost nine continuous hours, fog covered some inland areas in the country on Sunday, from 12:00am until 9:00am, because of a weak surface pressure systems associated with an upper air high pressure, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).
The fog began to form on Al Falah, Madinat Zayed, Mezaira’a and Habshan in Al Dhafra Region, on Al Ajban and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed International Road towards Abu Al Abyad, on Al Bahia Road towards Ghantoot and a number of other areas, the NCM said.
The winds will be light to moderate southeasterly, becoming northwesterly and northeasterly winds, freshening at times during daytime, with a speed of 10-25 reaching 40km/hr. The sea will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.