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

Hazy conditions are in store for the Emirates this weekend

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: N/A. Weather. Lots of cars go down Sheikh Zayed Road on a hazy day in Downtown. Monday, August 17th, 2020. Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
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Weather conditions in Dubai on Friday will be mostly clear and sunny with a moderate breeze.

Temperatures are due to peak at 41°C at around 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 42°C in the afternoon, with lighter winds of around 19kph.

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

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