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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 September 2018

UAE weather: Hot and humid as summer refuses to release its grip 

Temperatures could reach up to 47°C and humidity will reach a maximum of 90 per cent.

The hot and hazy weather is still with us. Pictured, Reem island in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National
The hot and hazy weather is still with us. Pictured, Reem island in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National

It will be another hot and sticky day across the country, with humidity reaching up to 90 per cent.

Temperatures will range between 39°C and 44°C during the day on the coast, dropping to as low as 29°C overnight. Inland, temperatures will range between 42°C and 47°C during the day, dropping to between 28°C and 33°C overnight.

Humidity will increase overnight and in the early morning, hitting a maximum of 90 per cent on the coast and 85 per cent inland, creating a chance of mist and fog, particularly in the west.

Clouds will form in the east. Winds will be light to moderate and could pick up at times, blowing dust over exposed areas.

The sea will be slight to moderate in both the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.

The weather is expected to be similar up to the middle of the week.

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