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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

Hot and hazy weather sweeps across the UAE

Highs of 46°C were recorded in internal areas of the country on Friday.

A man takes photos of the Burj Khalifa on a foggy day in Dubai. Kamran Jebreili / AP Photo
A man takes photos of the Burj Khalifa on a foggy day in Dubai. Kamran Jebreili / AP Photo

Hot, cloudy and hazy weather is expected across the country on Friday, according to the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology.

Some clouds will appear over some eastern areas of the country in the afternoon with light to moderate winds causing blowing dust over exposed areas.

Humidity is expected to increase at night and in the early morning, reaching highs of 90 per cent, over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog and mist.

The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and the Oman Sea with temperatures reaching highs of 46°C internally and lows of 23°C in the mountains.

Temperatures have reached a scorching 47°C this week as high heat swept across the UAE.