UAE weather: Dubai and Abu Dhabi set for heat and dust on Saturday

Winds could cause blowing sand in some areas

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: N/A. News. Weather. A very dusty day in Dubai as JLT can hardly be seen. Sunday, June 21st, 2020. Jumeriah, Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Powered by automated translation

Weather conditions in Dubai on Saturday will be hot and mostly sunny with a moderate breeze.

Temperatures are due to peak at 43°C shortly before midday, accompanied by winds of up to 23kph.

The forecast for Abu Dhabi promises a similar day of clear skies and light breezes.

Temperatures are predicted to be slightly hotter, reaching 44°C in the early afternoon, with lighter winds of around 19kph.

The National Centre of Meteorology is predicting hot and dusty conditions for the UAE in general, and said winds could pick up sand at times.

Some clouds could form over southern areas, it said.

Night time temperatures could drop to around 35°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi over the course of Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday morning.