UAE weather: Dubai and Abu Dhabi set for hot and dusty Friday

Temperatures are expected to rise over the weekend

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES , April 17– 2020 :- View of the Towers in Dubai Marina during the hazy weather in Dubai.  (Pawan Singh / The National) For News/Online/Instagram
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Weather conditions in Dubai on Friday will be warm with moderate winds that could cause blowing sand and dust.

Temperatures are due to peak at 34°C shortly after midday, accompanied by winds of up to 24kph.

The forecast for Abu Dhabi promises a similar day of strong sun and dusty winds.

Temperatures are predicted to be slightly hotter, reaching 35°C in the afternoon, with lighter winds of around 20kph.

The National Centre of Meteorology is predicting fair conditions for the UAE in general, but warned winds across the country could pick up dust and reduce visibility.

High temperatures could also lead to hazy conditions.

Night time temperatures could drop to around 27°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi over the course of Friday night and the early hours of Saturday morning.