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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 October 2018

UAE weather: Dusty, muggy conditions as temperatures soar

Visibility is less than 1500m over internal and coastal areas

The weather in the UAE this weekend will be hot, dusty and muggy. Victor Besa / The National
The weather in the UAE this weekend will be hot, dusty and muggy. Victor Besa / The National

UAE residents woke up to dusty skies this morning as temperatures soared.

Muggy and dusty conditions are expected to last over the weekend.

Weather officials also warned that the sea will be rough in the Arabian Gulf until 6pm today.

Meanwhile the weather will be hot to very hot in general, hazy at times. The temperature reached 38.9°C as of 9:52 am, with 35 per cent humidity. The winds speed reached 30kph.

Cloud cover will increase over scattered areas, and there could be rain by the afternoon over some internal and southern areas.

The Sea of Oman is also expected to get rough at times.

Here's the outlook for the next five days.