Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 17 August 2019

UAE set to bask in a sunny and cool weekend

Temperatures are about 5°C cooler than on this day last year

Residents across the Emirates can expect slightly cooler climes on Sunday. Leslie Pableo for The National
Residents across the Emirates can expect slightly cooler climes on Sunday. Leslie Pableo for The National

Cool weather is expected throughout the weekend as fresh winds sweep into the UAE.

Winds are likely to gather in strength from the northwest, blowing in dust and sand as speeds reach about 40km an hour.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi basked in temperatures of 25C on Thursday morning - at least 5°C cooler than on April 25th last year, when it was 30°C - 36°C, according to global forecaster Accuweather.

Humidity is likely to increase during night and Friday morning over some northern and internal areas with a chance of mist formation, according to the National Centre of Meteorology.

Residents of the Northern Emirates or in mountainous areas can expect temperatures between 16°C and 26°C.

Strong winds will bring rough conditions at sea in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea on Thursday, becoming rough to moderate on Friday.

A slight increase in temperatures is expected on Saturday reaching 32°C in Abu Dhabi, with fair to partly cloudy skies and moderate to rough seas.

Updated: April 25, 2019 10:38 AM

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