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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 14 December 2018

UAE weather: Windy with a chance of rain

Light to heavy rain was reported last night over various parts of the country

It's set to be another hazy day, with the chance of light rain across parts of the country. Antonie Robertson / The National.
It's set to be another hazy day, with the chance of light rain across parts of the country. Antonie Robertson / The National.

Cloudy and hazy skies are expected across the country on Wednesday, with winds gaining strength over the sea and exposed areas.

A chance of light rain is forecast over northern and eastern regions, the National Centre for Meteorology reported.

Light to heavy rain was reported last night over the Abu Dhabi – Al Ain Road, Al Hayer in Al Ain, Al Khader- Maliha road in Kalba and Al Qor - with more expected today.

Fresh to strong north-westerly winds will continue over the Arabian Gulf until 6pm, with warnings of hazardous weather conditions and rough to very rough seas.

Waves could reach 8 to10 feet offshore in the Arabian Gulf, and 4 to 6 feet offshore in Oman Sea.

The temperature will continue to drop, reaching between 22°C to 33°C in Abu Dhabi and 23°C to 31°C in Dubai.

Humidity is expected to increase - reaching 85 per cent at night - in parts of the country which may cause fog in the early mornings.