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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

UAE weather: humidity hits 100 per cent in parts

Rain also lashed the Northern Emirates - and more could be on the way

The humidity is expected to rise along parts of the coast by evening. Jamie Puebla / The National
The humidity is expected to rise along parts of the coast by evening. Jamie Puebla / The National

The temperatures may be dropping but humidity hit 100 per cent in some parts of the UAE on Tuesday.

Maximum humidity was reached in Rowdah, Abu Dhabi and Margham in Dubai in the early morning.

Forecasters at the National Centre of Meteorology also predicted humidity levels to persist along some coastal areas by the evening.

Rain also lashed parts of the Northern Emirates on Monday, leading to heavy flooding in Sharjah and Fujairah.

The NCM warned some parts of the country could expect more rain over the next few days.

Meanwhile, it is set to be partly cloudy across the country on Tuesday, with light winds forecast to kick up some dust clouds over exposed areas.

Temperatures could reach lows of 16°C in parts, with highs forecast of 39°C.

The sea is expected to be reasonably calm in the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman.

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