Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 25 May 2019

UAE weather: rough seas, strong winds and blowing dust

The cool weather is not over yet

Business confidence in the UAE's non-oil private sector economy is rising. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Business confidence in the UAE's non-oil private sector economy is rising. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Weather officials have warned UAE residents to be on alert of hazardous weather conditions that could occur due to strong winds and rough seas.

The wind speed has been estimated at 50 km/hr and the waves could reach up to 2.7 metres offshore.

The cool weather of the past week is not over yet, with temperatures expected to decrease, and partly cloudy skies.

Strong winds are expected to cause blowing dust and poor visibility at times.

By night, the wind speed is expected to drop to 40 km/hr on land, and reach up to 55 km/hr over the sea.

Updated: March 10, 2019 07:41 AM

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