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

Winds could cause blowing sand and dust at times

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: N/A. Standalone. Weather. Covid-19/Coronavirus. A man looks out at the water with a face mask on a hazy day in Dubai. Wednesday, July 15th, 2020. Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
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Weather conditions in Dubai on Friday will be mostly hazy, hot and humid 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 hit 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 some clouds forming at times, particularly in eastern areas.

Moderate winds could pick up sand and dust during the day, it said.

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