Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 28 January 2020

UAE weather: Severe storm to hit Wednesday rush hour

Dubai and the Northern Emirates expected to experience the worst of the weather

Residents have been warned to brace for a storm, which is due to barrel into the north and north-east coast during morning rush hour on Wednesday.

Strong winds, heavy rain, thunder and lightning will sweep in during the early hours in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

Abu Dhabi could see some showers but should escape the worst of the weather, which will peak between 9am and 11am, according to current charts on Windy.com.

The weather in Abu Dhabi will be less intense, although it could still be very windy in parts as the weather system passes through, blowing dust on the roads.

Rain is expected across many parts of the country on Monday, with the south escaping it.

Moderate winds are expected to cause dust storms across the country, the National Centre of Meteorology said.

Temperatures could reach 28°C in Abu Dhabi and 27°C in Dubai.

The Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman will be moderate, but seas may become rough later in the day.

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Updated: December 9, 2019 03:01 PM

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