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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

UAE weather: A sunny start to the week

Light to moderate winds, freshening at times may cause blowing dust over exposed areas

Humidity is expected to increase at night in coastal areas, reaching highs of 90 per cent. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Humidity is expected to increase at night in coastal areas, reaching highs of 90 per cent. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Temperatures during the third week of Ramadan in the UAE are expected to be generally hot, according to the National Centre of Meteorology.

It will also be fair and dusty. Morning temperatures reached 33°C in Abu Dhabi, with 37 per cent relative humidity.

Light to moderate winds, freshening at times during noon, may cause blowing dust over exposed areas, reaching up to 36kph over internal areas.

Humidity is expected to increase at night and in early morning over some coastal areas, reaching highs of 90 per cent, according to the centre, causing morning mist to be formed.

Temperatures will range from 25°C to 47°C inland, 26°C to 44°C along the coast and 23°C to 37°C in the mountains.

Humidity levels could reach a high 75 per cent in the interior and 55 per cent in the mountains.

The highest temperatures recorded over the country on Saturday was 50.8°C in Mezaira at 2:30pm.

Seas will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and Oman.