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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

UAE weather: Temperatures could touch 50C in interior

Humidity will be at 90 per cent on the coast

The heat and humidity will persist throughout the week. Antonie Robertson / The National
The heat and humidity will persist throughout the week. Antonie Robertson / The National

Summer has reached the UAE, with temperatures hitting up to 48C today in the interior.

On the coast, expect highs of up to 45C with and 90 per cent humidity, but the latter will increase on the east coast over night.

It will be hot and hazy across the country today, with light winds of up to 26kph.

The conditions look set to continue over the week, with cloudy afternoons on the east coast.