UAE weather: Temperatures edge higher with peak near 40°C

Dubai will reach 35°C, with 36°C forecast for Abu Dhabi

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: N/A. Standalone. The moon balances on top of a monument covered in hieroglyphics outside Wafi mall in Dubai. Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021. Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Temperatures in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will reach the mid-30s on Wednesday, while spots in the interior will go close to 40°C.

Abu Dhabi is forecast to have a maximum of 36°C, while in Dubai the temperature will hit 35°C.

Along the coast and islands the maximum is likely to be 34°C with 85 per cent humidity, and the mountains are expected to hit 23°C with 60 per cent humidity.

The interior is expected to reach 39°C with up to 85 per cent humidity.

The National Centre of Meteorology said Wednesday would be fair in general and partly cloudy at times eastward.

There will be light to moderate winds.
Conditions will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.