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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

UAE weather: Hazy conditions will cause temperatures to rise

Dusty weather will take temperature in Abu Dhabi to 44°C and Dubai will peak at 42°C

Humidity is expected to reach highs of 90 per cent around some coastal areas. Razan Alzayani / The National
Humidity is expected to reach highs of 90 per cent around some coastal areas. Razan Alzayani / The National

Cloudy weather with hazy conditions to persist through the weekend across the country.

The dust blowing across several areas and rise in humidity will cause temperatures to increase, according to the to the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology.

Rainfall is likely in eastern and southern parts of the country over the weekend.

The temperature in Abu Dhabi will soar to 44°C and will peak at 42°C in Dubai, 43°C in Sharjah and 38°C in Fujairah.

Temperatures will range from 23 to 44°C in the interior regions, 22 to 40°C along the coast and 19 to 33°C in the mountains.

The maximum humidity would be 65 to 85 per cent across coastal, 65 to 85 per cent in interior regions and between 35 to 55 per cent in the mountains.

The highest temperature recorded on Tuesday was 44.3°C in Sweihan and the lowest the temperature was 20.2°C atop Jebel Jais.