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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

UAE weather: Heavy rain has cleared but humidity still high

Humidity up to 77 per cent after hitting 100 per cent yesterday

With high humidity, residents will keep time spent outdoors to a minimum. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National
With high humidity, residents will keep time spent outdoors to a minimum. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

Humidity and low visibility that could reach 1,000 metres are the main features of today’s weather.

Humidity is expected to increase by night and early morning, accompanied by hot and hazy weather, said the National Centre for Meteorology. It reached 100 per cent in some areas of the UAE yesterday.

Moderate to heavy rain fell over some areas of Al Ain yesterday evening but it is not expected to continue today. Rain was reported in Al Raknah in Al Ain, Al Foah, Al Hayer and Seih Gshabah.

The centre posted a number of videos taken by locals featuring the rainfall.

The Oman Sea and the Arabian Gulf are expected to remain calm.

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