Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 24 August 2019

UAE weather: temperatures set to rise today

The mercury will top yesterday's 30°C mark in many areas

Coastal areas are expected to be humid. The National
Coastal areas are expected to be humid. The National

The country saw highs of 30°C yesterday and today the mercury is set to rise further.

Coastal areas will see a temperature range of 15°C to 31°C, internal areas of 12°C to 32°C and mountainous zones of 11°C-21°C, according to The National Centre for Meteorology.

Also, humidity is set to reach 85 per cent in around the coast today, with 80 per cent in internal areas and 75 per cent in mountainous zones.

Hazy and cloudy weather is also set to continue in the first week of the year.

Winds reaching speeds of 35kph are also likely in some areas.

Conditions in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea will be slight to moderate.

The temperature in Abu Dhabi was 17°C this morning but felt like 18°C. Dubai was 19°C but felt like 18°C.

Updated: January 3, 2019 07:35 AM