x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Forecasters warn of high winds and rough seas

Strong winds of 50km an hour will also cause conditions in the Oman Sea to be very rough, said a bulletin from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology in Abu Dhabi.

DUBAI// Winds of up to 38km an hour are expected to kick up sand and dust over inland areas across the UAE today.

Strong winds of 50km an hour will also cause conditions in the Oman Sea to be very rough, said a bulletin from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology in Abu Dhabi.

“The weather will be partly cloudy and hazy at times with decrease in daytime temperature,” said the bulletin.

“The wind will be northwesterly, moderate to fresh and strong over the sea, causing blowing dust/sand.

“The sea will be rough to very rough and moderate over Oman Sea.”

Relative humidity will increase to 95 per cent tonight and early tomorrow morning over some coastal and internal areas, said forecasters.

Temperatures along the coast are likely to hit 35C during the day and fall to 23C at night.

Inland there will be highs of 40C and lows of 19C.

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