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

Winds could cause blowing dust in exposed areas

People enjoy a sunny afternoon at the Corniche in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Victor Besa / The National
People enjoy a sunny afternoon at the Corniche in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Victor Besa / The National

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

Temperatures are due to peak at 40°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 predicted to be slightly hotter, reaching 41°C in the afternoon, with lighter winds of around 17kph.

The National Centre of Meteorology is predicting fair conditions for the UAE in general, but said winds could cause blowing sand and dust at times, particularly in exposed areas.

The Centre said there was a chance of some convective clouds forming over eastern and southern areas by the afternoon.

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.

Published: July 25, 2020 04:24 AM

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