UAE weather: humidity and dusty conditions set to rise

Humidity rises while there is the possibility of rainfall in southern areas this weekend

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - May 30, 2009: A lady takes refuge from the sun with an umbrella, it was a hot day today in Abu Dhabi. ( Ryan Carter / The National )

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Friday’s weather is expected to be humid over the coast and some mist especially near the north.

Expect some cloud and dusty conditions at times, with the possibility of rainfall in some eastern and southern areas of the UAE over the weekend.

Dubai’s maximum temperature on Friday will reach 40C, feeling more like 52C in the sunshine and humidity at 45%.

Expect marginally cooler conditions in Abu Dhabi, with a peak temperature of 38C feeling like 49C in the lunchtime sun.

A fresh north-westerly breeze will cause dust to blow over at speeds reaching 40 km per hour.