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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 September 2018

UAE weather: High winds and humidity 

High winds bring dust and sand

Humidity is expected to remain relatively low this week. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Humidity is expected to remain relatively low this week. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Humid conditions will persist over the weekend with reduced visibility predicted on Friday due to strong winds blowing dust.

High winds reaching 26kph will bring blowing dust and sand to exposed areas in the internal regions of the UAE, said the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology.

Weather will be hazy and partly cloudy. Morning temperatures reached 36°C in Abu Dhabi, 57 per cent relative humidity. Temperatures tend to drop, with moderate winds in general and strong at times over the sea and exposed areas.

Humidity is expected to increase at night and in early morning over northern coastal areas, reaching highs of 90 per cent, according to the centre.

Temperatures will range from 25°C to 48°C inland, 26°C to 45°C along the coast and 23°C 37°C in the mountains. The highest temperatures recorded over the country on Thursday reached 47.8°C in Zayed City at 3pm.

Sea will be moderate to rough in the Arabian Gulf and moderate in the Sea of Oman.

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