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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

UAE weather: Heavy dust over Abu Dhabi 

Skyline almost completely white

There's choppy waters in the Arabian Gulf today. Pawel Dwulit / The National
There's choppy waters in the Arabian Gulf today. Pawel Dwulit / The National

Wind accompanied with dust that started blowing in the afternoon has covered the skyline of Abu Dhabi in a pale white colour.

There has also been a rise in temperature.

Earlier in the morning, the National Center for Meteorology and Seismology warned of high waves and rough seas in the Arabian Gulf today, that could reach up to two meters high.

In general, the weather has been and will be partly cloudy today, especially towards the west. By afternoon some clouds have been appearing eastwards as well.

It has also become hotter in the afternoon, and relative humidity will increase by night and early morning, especially over some coastal areas.

The Sea of Oman is expected to remain slight to moderate.