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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

UAE weather: Cloudy conditions to push temperatures up during weekend

Dusty weather to persist across the country

The Dubai skyline with overcast and hazy conditions. Antonie Robertson / The National
The Dubai skyline with overcast and hazy conditions. Antonie Robertson / The National

Hot and hazy weather with thick cloud cover will continue across the country.

The dust and rise in humidity will cause temperatures to move up from Saturday, according to the National Centre for Meteorology.

The temperature across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah will rise to 41°C and 38°C in Ras Al Khaimah. Temperatures will range from 25 to 45°C in the interior regions..

The maximum humidity will be 55 to 85 per cent across coastal areas, 50 to 80 per cent in interior regions and 30 to 50 per cent in the mountains.

The highest temperature recorded on Wednesday was 45.8°C in Mezaira and the lowest the mercury dipped was 23.8°C at Jais mountain.

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