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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 September 2018

UAE weather: Temperatures soar to 44°C inland

The mountain areas will experience the lowest temperatures, with highs from 30°C to 36°C and humidity between 30 and 45 per cent.

Take part in a women-only desert retreat in Ras Al Khaimah. Antonie Robertson / The National
Take part in a women-only desert retreat in Ras Al Khaimah. Antonie Robertson / The National

The country’s interior will experience the highest temperatures in the country today, forecast between 40°C to 44°C, with humidity levels reaching between 50 to 60 per cent.

Along the coast, the temperatures will be slightly lower – between 38°C to 42°C – but humidity will be between 60 to 80 per cent.

The mountain areas will experience the lowest temperatures, with highs from 30°C to 36°C and humidity between 30 and 45 per cent.

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The relative humidity is likely to increase overnight and early tomorrow morning along the coast.

With winds blowing between 12 to 30 km/h, the sea conditions are predicted to be “slight to moderate,” according to the National Center of Meteorology and Seismology.

The lowest temperature recorded over the country today was 23.7°C in Jais Mountain at 2am.

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