UAE weather today: Hot and dusty start to the week

Dubai and Abu Dhabi temperatures will hit 39°C

Traffic on Al Khail road during dusty conditions in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National
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Monday will be hot, sunny and dusty at times, as gusty winds kick up dust and sand clouds.

Temperatures will hit 39°C in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It will be warmer in the south, which will reach highs of 44°C.

Light to moderate winds will strengthen at times, blowing dust and sand, which will become suspended at times.

Conditions in the Arabian Gulf will become rough by the evening. It will be slight to moderate in the Oman Sea.

The rest of the working week will bring more of the same, with light to moderate winds picking up at times, blowing dust and sand, especially in the west.

The weather will heat up towards the end of the week, reaching a peak on Friday, when temperatures are expected to reach as high as 46°C in Al Ain and towards the southern border.

But conditions will remain consistently around 40°C on the coast, dropping to the mid to late 30s on Saturday.

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Updated: May 17, 2022, 5:10 AM