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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

UAE weather: High humidity returns as temperatures soar back up to 44°C

Hazy week ahead for the country

The hot and hazy weather is still with us. Pictured, Reem island in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National
The hot and hazy weather is still with us. Pictured, Reem island in Abu Dhabi. Victor Besa / The National

It may be September but the hot and hazy weather continues, with humidity of up to 95 per cent and highs of up to 48°C at the Liwa oasis in the interior.

Abu Dhabi and Dubai will have highs of 44°C and 43°C, while Fujairah will have a high of a temperate 35°C.

The barometer will drop tonight to 22°C in the interior and 28°C on the coast.

Winds of up to 36kph will cause moderately rough seas in the Gulf this afternoon.

Fog or mist may appear in the morning, particularly in the west.

Similar weather is forecast for the week ahead.

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