UAE weather: Sunny skies expected in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Boxing Day

Temperatures will peak in the mid-twenties

The Corniche in Abu Dhabi. Mona Al-Marzooqi / The National
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Boxing Day will be mainly sunny in the UAE with a chance of cloud forming.

Temperatures are expected to peak at 25°C in Abu Dhabi and 26°C in Dubai on Thursday with freshening winds reaching speeds of up to 35 kilometres per hour.

Humidity levels will increase overnight and into Friday morning with some inland areas of the country becoming misty, according to the National Center for Meteorology.

Sea conditions will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Sea of Oman.