Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 April 2019

UAE weather: warning of rough seas

Winds reaching 50kph could kick-up big waves

It might be umbrella weather in the UAE this weekend. Delores Johnson / The National
It might be umbrella weather in the UAE this weekend. Delores Johnson / The National

Forecasters have warned winds of up to 50kph could churn up the seas off the UAE coast on Tuesday.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) warned people to expect waves of up 2.4 metres in height until 9pm.

The conditions are being exacerbated by strong north-westerly winds sweeping down through the Arabian Gulf.

Meanwhile, it will be cloudy across parts of the UAE on Tuesday, with even the possibility of some rain.

By the evening, the humidity is expected to rise - reaching 90 per cent in some areas - bringing a chance of fog formation by midnight.

Maximum temperatures will hit 25C on Tuesday, while it could sink to a chilly 7C in the mountains.

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