UAE weather: Say goodbye to winter as temperatures rise to 35°C
Mountainous areas to remain cool
Temperatures across the country will climb near or past 30°C today as the heat continues to rise with the changing seasons.
The interior will experience the hottest temperatures, peaking at 35°C, while the coast will be slightly more comfortable with a high of 31°C, although humidity is expected to reach 90 per cent.
Visitors to the mountainous areas of the north will experience the coolest daytime temperatures, with highs of between 17°C and 23°C , and a low humidity of up to 40 per cent.
With wind speeds between about 10 and 20 km/h, the seas will be “slight to moderate”, according to the National Center of Meteorology.
At 6.15am, the coastal area of Ras Ghanadah, between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, recorded the lowest temperature in the country at 12.7°C.
Updated: February 17, 2018 09:36 AM