UAE weather: Coast areas could hit 45°C on Saturday

In Dubai, the temperature will reach 44°C and Abu Dhabi is forecast to have a maximum 45°Cna

A woman covers up from the sun in Dubai on Wednesday. Chris Whiteoak/The National
A woman covers up from the sun in Dubai on Wednesday. Chris Whiteoak/The National

Temperatures in coast areas could hit 45°C while inland might reach as high as 48°C and there is the possibility of some sand and dust blowing.

In Dubai, the temperature will reach 44°C with 15km/h winds blowing. Abu Dhabi is forecast to have a maximum 45°C and wind speeds up to 13km/h.

Humidity along the coast is forecast to reach 85 per cent while the interior could be at 75 per cent.

The National Centre of Meteorology said Saturday would be partly cloudy in general and hazy at times, with a chance of some convective cloud formation eastward and southward by afternoon.

There will be a slight decrease in temperature over some internal areas.

Moderate winds, freshening at times, will blowing dust and sand.

The sea will be moderate, becoming rough at times by night in the Arabian Gulf and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.

Published: July 18, 2020 04:14 AM

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