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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

High temperatures expected for Dubai World Cup this weekend 

Get ready for some hot outfits and even hotter weather

An eccentric-looking hat at Dubai World Cup 2014. Jaime Puebla / The National
An eccentric-looking hat at Dubai World Cup 2014. Jaime Puebla / The National

Horse racing fans heading to this weekend's Dubai World Cup should be set for sweltering weather as temperatures are expected to hit 38°C or 40°C.

Dubai is expected to range between 35°C to 36°C during the upcoming days, but will feel more like a dizzying 38°C, according to Accuweather, with nights expected to stay warm at 26°C.

Some areas will hit a scorching 41.2°C, forecasters said, with the heat relieved slightly by a light to moderate wind. There is also a chance of morning mist formation.

The highest temperatures recorded in the country on Wednesday was 41.2°C in Mezaira, while the lowest was 10.8°C in Damtha.

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