x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 July 2017

UAE weather: Humidity to hit 95 per cent as thermometer climbs back up

Weather forecasters warn relative humidity will increase tonight over some inland and coastal areas, with a chance of fog over inland regions in the west.

ABU DHABI // Weather forecasters warn relative humidity will increase tonight over some inland and coastal areas, with a chance of fog over inland regions in the west.

Daytime temperatures are expected to fall, particularly westwards. Temperatures will be as high as 39°C on the coast and 42°C in the interior, the online forecast of the National Centre of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS) in Abu Dhabi states.

Relative humidity is expected to reach highs of 75 to 95 per cent on the coast and 80 to 99 per cent in the interior. Relative humidity will increase during the night and early morning over some northern and coastal areas, with a chance of fog.

Winds will be moderate, causing dust and sand to blow.

It will be mostly hazy tomorrow and on Friday, with a chance of towering clouds over the eastern areas by afternoon.

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