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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 June 2018

UAE weather: Dust clouds to linger over some parts of the country

Poor visibility and soaring temperatures are on the cards today

Dust clouds are forecast across some parts of the country with forecasters warning against poor visibility.

Highs of 47 °C were expected for coastal and inland areas, with mountain areas experiencing temperatures of up to 33 °C, according to the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS).

The centre issued a warning on Monday for residents to be on the lookout if they are planning any outdoor activities.

NCMS has warned against connective clouds associated at times with strong winds, causing blowing dust.

Humidity levels are expected to be high in the early morning and during the night over western coastal areas.

Seas will be moderate in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman. The highest temperature recorded on Sunday was 47.3 °C in Madinat Zayed and Al Ruwais at 3:45pm and 1:30pm.