x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 29 July 2017

Bad weather risk to Friday's parachuting action

Friday will be the coldest day since April, with temperatures expected to reach a maximum of 25C. 

The second day of the World Parachuting Championships could be at risk because of high winds and rain.

There is a 40-60 per cent chance of rain this morning with thunderstorms expected out at sea. The thunderstorm could cause gusts of up to 60kph inland - the maximum wind speed for parachuting is 20kph.

Today could be the coldest day since April, with temperatures expected to reach a maximum of 25C.

It will be partly cloudy all over the UAE with a chance of scattered rain. There is also a chance of intermittent rain over Dubai and Abu Dhabi, tomorrow.

ECleland@thenational.ae