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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

UAE weather: difficult driving conditions as high winds blow dust

Wind speeds could reach 25 km per hour, reducing visibility in exposed areas

High winds could cause blowing dust in some areas. The National
High winds could cause blowing dust in some areas. The National

High winds and gusts reaching 25km per hour will bring blowing dust and sand to exposed areas of the UAE on Monday.

Drivers are being advised to reduce speed in those areas, as visibility is likely to be affected.

Peak daytime temperatures will reach 37°C on the east coast of the country, but it will feel cooler in western areas.

Dubai will experience temperatures of 32°C, according to the National Centre of Meteorology, and Abu Dhabi will peak at 33°C, where it will be sunny with scatters cloud cover for much of the day.

Cloud will persist in the mountainous areas of the northern emirates, as skies clear overnight as temperatures fall to 26°C.

Similar weather conditions are forecast for Tuesday.