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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 June 2018

UAE weather: sizzling temperatures across the Emirates

Hot, dry heat expected with winds coming in the afternoon

Hot weather has arrived in the UAE. Lee Hoagland / The National
Hot weather has arrived in the UAE. Lee Hoagland / The National

Temperatures in the UAE are rising with forecasters describing conditions as 'generally hot'.

It will also be fair to partly cloudy and hazy at times.

Mid-morning temperatures reached 35.1°C in Abu Dhabi, with 47% relative humidity.

The highest temperature recorded over the country yesterday reached 47.4°C in Mezaira at 3.45pm.

Light to moderate winds will arrive in the afternoon and may cause dusty conditions over some exposed areas.

Those who had a fishing trip or yacht cruise in mind, it will be safe to do so; the sea movement has been announced as slight to moderate in both the Sea of Oman and the Arabian Gulf.