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

Winds could cause blowing sand at times

Passengers take the ferry service to cross Dubai Creek amid dusty and hot weather. Pawan Singh / The National
Passengers take the ferry service to cross Dubai Creek amid dusty and hot weather. Pawan Singh / The National

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

Temperatures are due to peak at 41°C shortly after midday, accompanied by gentle winds of up to 23kph.

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

Temperatures are also predicted to reach 41°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 predicted a chance of dusty conditions at times throughout the day.

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Parts of UAE to see thunder and rain throughout this weekend

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Convective clouds associated with rainfall could form over some eastern and northern areas in the afternoon, 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.

Updated: August 29, 2020 03:42 AM

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