Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 18 October 2019

UAE weather: temperatures to soar with high humidity this weekend

There will be a 'real feel' of 46°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and 47°C in RAK

Haze, fog and high humidity is forecast for much of the country this weekend. Rajesh Korde / The National
Haze, fog and high humidity is forecast for much of the country this weekend. Rajesh Korde / The National

Humidity is expected to hit 90 per cent on what is forecast to be particularly hot September weekend.

The National Centre of Meteorology said that temperatures could reach as high as 45°C in some areas.

There may be fog on Saturday and Sunday mornings and hazy, cloudy conditions are forecast to persist until Monday.

Sunny weather will continue throughout the course of the weekend in Dubai, with temperatures reaching as high as 42°C on Sunday.

Saturday will seem like the hottest day with a real feel of 46°C in Dubai, despite temperatures only actually peaking at 39°C in the emirate, global forecaster AccuWeather said.

In Ras Al Khaimah, the temperatures will reach 43°C with a real feel of 47°C, AccuWeather estimated.

The start of next will be slightly cooler, topping out at 42°C on Sunday, but it will feel like 46°C.

Monday will be a scorcher for the capital with temperatures peaking at 43°C, but a real feel of 46°C.

Updated: September 12, 2019 10:16 AM

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