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

Winds could pick up sand in exposed areas

A very dusty day in Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
A very dusty day in Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National

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

Temperatures are due to peak at 41°C shortly after 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 also predicted to reach 41°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 said moderate winds could cause blowing sand and dust.

Partial cloud cover in some areas could bring light rainfall, it said.

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

Published: July 2, 2020 04:32 AM

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