UAE weather: temperatures to hit 43°C

Thick fog inland in Abu Dhabi prompts police to reduce motorway speed limit

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, June 5, 2014:  
A group of Chinese tourists shield themselves from the mid-day sun heat, as they visit the Breakwater Corniche in Abu Dhabi, on Thursday, June 5, 2014.
(Silvia Razgova / The National)

Reporter: standalone
Section: National
Usage: June 5, 2014

Tuesday will be a hot and sunny day, with temperatures reaching 43°C.

Thick fog blanketed an area in Abu Dhabi overnight, prompting police to reduce the speed limit to 80kph on the Al Faya to Al Ain motorway.

The murky weather affected an area inland south of the capital, where visibility fell below 1km.

Temperatures will be more pleasant on the coast, reaching 37°C in Abu Dhabi city and 36°C in Dubai, but it will be hotter in the south, where temperatures will reach 43°C.

Winds will be light to moderate but will pick up at times, blowing dust during the day.

Conditions in the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman will be calm.

Temperatures will remain hot for the rest of the week, hitting highs of 40°C in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It will be dusty at times.

Updated: April 12, 2022, 8:10 AM