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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

UAE weather: More rain and strong winds expected on Friday

The lowest temperature was recorded in Jebel Jais area with 12.2 °C on Friday morning

Rainy conditions are expected in Al Ain. Victor Besa / The National
Rainy conditions are expected in Al Ain. Victor Besa / The National

Rain fell overnight in parts of the UAE and more is expected on Friday, particularly over the western and southern areas, with cloudy conditions persisting across the country.

Winds will be fresh over the sea and exposed areas causing rough seas and poor visibility less than 2000 metres at times, according to the National Centre for Meteorology.

Forecasters reported light rain over Abu Dhabi International Airport, Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Al Dhiad, Ras Ganadah and Al Ain while moderate rain fell over Al Samha.

Sstrong south-westerly winds will continue through Friday morning reaching 40 kph speed over the coast and 38 kph inland.

The temperature in Dubai will range between 22°C to 27°C, in Abu Dhabi from 21°C to 27°C while temperatures along the coast will range between 17°C to 30°C, and 11°C to 22°C in the mountains.

Humidity is likely to increase during night and Saturday morning over some internal areas with a chance of mist formation.

Seas will be rough in the Arabian Gulf and moderate becoming rough in the Sea of Oman due to cloud activity.

The lowest temperature was recorded in Jebel Jais area with 12.2 °C on Friday morning.