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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

UAE weather: Temperatures to reach 48°C

The mountains will continue to have the most pleasant conditions

The weather will be fair across the UAE. Pictured, beachgoers in Dubai. Antonie Robertson / The National
The weather will be fair across the UAE. Pictured, beachgoers in Dubai. Antonie Robertson / The National

The lowest temperature recorded over the country this morning was 25.6°C in Raknah at 6:30am, and it has been soaring since.

The mercury is expected to reach a peak of between 43°C and 48°C in the country’s interior.

Temperatures will be slightly lower along the coast, with highs predicted to reach between 40°C and 45°C.

The mountains will continue to have the most pleasant conditions, with highs between 29°C and 35°C.

With wind speeds reaching between about 12 to 28 km/h, the sea conditions will be “moderate” in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea, according to the National Center of Meteorology and Seismology.

Humidity will reach a high of between 55 and 85 per cent along the coast, and is likely to increase overnight and early morning, but it will be lower in the country’s interior and mountain region.

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